The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report which found that manufactured-home owners typically pay higher interest rates for their loans than borrowers whose homes were built onsite.
The current issue of Cityscape, a journal published by HUD, focuses on Affordable Housing Design. One of the articles features an analysis of the USDA Mutual Self Help program and suggests that more modest home designs could enhance affordability.
Materials from HAC’s webinar Making it Work: Creative Ways to Utilize HAC Loan Products are now posted. This webinar provides specific examples of how HAC loan products can be used in affordable housing deals and details on the application process.
HAC would like to congratulate John Henneberger of Texas Low Income Housing Information Service on his selection as a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. John received the honor in in recognition of his innovation with regard to post-disaster recovery.
While there are now fewer homeless veterans than in the past, there are growing number of homeless veterans with families, including many women. NPR examines unique needs of these populations.
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