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502 Direct loan packaging training

Hosted by RCAC August 28 – 30, 2018 in Sacramento, California – This three-day advanced course will cover USDA Rural Development’s (RD) Section 502 direct loan program and provide invaluable insight as to how this homeownership financing resource can be used in your communities.

Affordable housing remains an urgent national problem

Many economists agree that cities across the country are not building enough affordable homes; according to the National Association of Home Builders, construction companies nationwide will fall short some 400,000 homes as they try to keep up with population growth. In this context, housing advocacy groups are urging lawmakers to ease building restrictions.

Despite California’s severe housing shortage, lawmakers limit construction

California lawmakers have softened a bill that called for more housing construction in a state that has a severe affordable home shortage.

Senate Bill 828 mandated that cities and counties set aside land for twice as much housing units as needed to make up for years of too little construction. But California legislators amended the bill