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National Housing Trust Fund

NLIHC Conducts Capitol Hill Briefing on How States Are Using the HTF to Build Homes for the Poorest People in America NLIHC held a Capitol Hill briefing titled “Bold Housing Solutions” on October 29. The briefing informed more than sixty staff of members of Congress…
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November 7, 2018
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Reimagining CLT Mortgages and Deed Restricted Programs

Freddie Mac’s excited to expand our support for shared equity homeownership programs. We’re relatively new to the shared equity homeownership field, but we’ve listened to market feedback, taken a fresh look at existing mortgage offerings and conducted in-depth research. With the assistance of national, state…
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November 7, 2018
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Social Issues

by Veronica Gaitán Many social issues stem from a history of unstable, unaffordable, and poor-quality housing. Research shows that housing is the first rung on the ladder to economic opportunity for individuals and that a person’s access to opportunity is intrinsically linked with that of…
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October 20, 2018
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October Arch Fact

The United States’ housing market is at its least affordable in a decade. An October report by the Urban Institute found that 1 in 4 rural renters spends more than 50 percent of their income on rent. And the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies…
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October 24, 2018
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Solutions to the affordable housing puzzle

Original post: Idaho business review In many resort communities there is a real need for affordable housing that serves younger and entry-level residents and new employees. Both renters and potential homebuyers are now facing an increasing affordability squeeze, and this is expected to continue. The…
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July 26, 2018
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Take Action!

The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) steering committee sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging lawmakers to adopt the highest funding levels possible for HUD programs and to include a voucher mobility demonstration as they negotiate a final…
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September 14, 2018
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BLAINE COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR 50 NEW HOUSING VOUCHERS

September 4, 2018 This is very welcome news. For the first time in a number of years HUD has the capacity to increase the number of “mainstream” rental vouchers, increasing the opportunity for non-elderly persons with disabilities to live in the community rather in than…
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September 5, 2018