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2013-07-04 23:04:22

Harvard Report Reveals Housing Becoming Unaffordable for More Americans Summit, NJ (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 This July 4th brings good news in housing. Home prices are rising, sales are brisk, new housing starts are up and those “under water” or in foreclosure are declining in number. Lost in the plethora of good news, however, is the fact that a record 20.5 million U.S. households are now paying more than one half of their income for housing alone. These “severely cost burdened”...

2013-06-10 23:02:51

June is National Homeownership Month, and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and the HUD Housing Counseling Intermediaries, a national network of HUD-approved national nonprofit organizations that provide housing counseling, education, and community reinvestment programs, are using this month to call attention to the opportunities consumers have to achieve sustainable homeownership through access to professional housing counseling and homebuyer education. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2013-05-30 23:04:56

HUD-VASH vouchers to build on 17 percent decline in veteran homelessness since 2009 MIAMI (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Approximately 145 homeless Veterans living on the streets and in shelters in South Florida will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that HUD will provide $60 million to local public housing agencies across the country to...

2013-05-24 23:16:58

Group Urges Congress to Preserve Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program as Part of Comprehensive Tax Reform San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Members of the LIHTC Working Group, in a May 8, 2013 letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, highlighted the key benefits of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and the possible effects of corporate tax reform on equity raised from the LIHTC, as detailed in the recent report, “Affordable Rental Housing...


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