Families celebrated the first step to affordable homeownership during a ground breaking ceremony for the Pokai Bay Self-Help Housing Project in Waianae, Hawaii. Low-income families participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self-Help Housing Program will build their own homes on construction teams, also assisting their neighbors to build homes.
In most U.S. counties, a worker needs to earn almost three times the $7.25 federal minimum hourly wage in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment.
With Housing Assistance Council’s Executive Director, Moises Loza, announcing his retirement the organization is currently seeking committed applicants to fill the position.
Utah’s severe housing inventory shortage means homebuyers face competing offers well above the original asking price while searching for their dream homes.
West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending March 31, 2017, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 20 loans totaling more than $6 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, Hawaii and New Mexico.