Federal programs that bring affordable housing to low-income families and which encourage economic development in disadvantaged communities stand to lose big if President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget passes.
In a move that could assist many low-income people buying their own home, the giant mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may soon begin financing mobile home purchases.
There are twice as many farm workers in California than statistics showed in 2014, a recently released study demonstrates, indicating a remarkably stable rural workforce.
Both rural and urban communities continue to lack affordable housing, a new study shows, and without government support, both are likely to lose affordable housing stock.
The benefits of Community Development Block Grants, or CDBGs, are largely hidden but if they are cut – as they’re slated to be – many communities will find themselves in difficult situations.