Mobile Homes Advocated to Congress as Remedy to Lack of Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing
Mobile Homes Advocated to Congress as Remedy to Lack of Affordable Housing
2022-05-26 22:07:06
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Many of the problems for low-income persons seeking affordable housing would disappear if the government encouraged more ownership of manufactured homes, according to industry advocates who testified to Congress Thursday. Manufactured homes can cost half as much as... Read More

$3.5 Trillion Social Benefits Resolution Gets Down to Wire
2021-08-27 13:39:40
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders signaled Wednesday that the historic $3.5 trillion social benefits package getting its last revisions before a final vote is likely to include support for more affordable housing. Housing provisions are some of the most controversial portions... Read More

Chicago Tries To Jumpstart Housing For Black Community And Promote Equity
2021-06-29 20:13:19
by Daniel Mollenkamp

CHICAGO - The city unveiled a plan this week to build 250 new homes in North Lawndale, an area on the west side of Chicago.  The city has committed to sell 250 city-owned lots for $1 each, which the mayor's... Read More

In The States
Affordable Housing in Danger in the Lone Star State
2021-03-05 20:41:52
by Reece Nations

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has long been an attractive hotspot for individuals fleeing their states in search of low taxes and affordable housing. But the state’s reputation as an economical place to live might be in danger as cost-of-living expenses... Read More

Affordable Housing
New Democrat Coalition Throws Support Behind Housing Legislation
2020-07-31 19:34:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The New Democrat Coalition endorsed several pieces of legislation to promote affordable housing development, increase access to affordable lending, and provide transparency of COVID-19 housing and rental relief. “Access to affordable housing is essential to our quality of... Read More

State News
NewDEAL Applauds Passage of Renters Choice Legislation in Cincinnati
2020-01-16 19:10:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Two months ago, Cincinnati City Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld told attendees at the NewDEAL Leaders Conference in Washington that he had a plan to remove a significant barrier to housing affordability in his city. This week, he and his... Read More

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