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Foundation partnership will focus on America’s housing crisis

America’s housing crisis continues with no end in sight. As rents increase threefold over wages, more than 11 million families spend more than half of their pay for housing. According to Huffington Post, nine foundations formed a partnership to fund policy, advocacy and organizing to increase access to affordable housing for low-income families and those facing homelessness.

Low-income multifamily housing gets solar boost in California

During the next decade, California is set to spend $1 billion on low-income housing rooftop solar installation. The Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, according to legislators who passed the law governing the program in 2015, will help the state meet its climate goals and also help reduce energy bills for low-income residents.

Affordable housing challenging in rural America

Despite all the attractions rural living offers: a slower pace, friendly neighbors, fresh food, affordable housing is scarce. According to a recent article, rural communities, which continue to struggle after the Great Recession, face a whole host of challenges to provide housing residents can actually afford to live in.