I have been a Construction Superintendent for years but just recently got hired on as a Mutual Self-Help Housing Construction Supervisor. What advice do you have for me?
Self-help grantees all share a common goal: to help families build their own affordable and safe homes. In Colorado, the long, harsh winters with short days and brutal temperatures that reach below freezing for many months create challenges to reaching that goal.
Earlier this month in DC, the National Rural Housing Coalition Board and the National Rural Self-Help Housing Association met. Both organizations met with staff from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Rural Development and there were several areas of concern.