The President has released what is called the skinny budget for FY 2018. As the President said in his first State of the Union Address, he is proposing a significant increase to the defense budget, which he intends to offset with cuts to domestic discretionary spending.
RCAC was awarded a $50,000 Capital One grant this week to support the Tribal Housing Excellence Academy (THE Academy), an innovative initiative to increase the number and types of housing on Tribal lands. THE Academy develops a core of Native housing entities with the skills to manage housing development themselves, rather than relying on outside consultants.
A recent McKinsey Global Institute report, A tool kit to fix California’s housing gap: 3.5 million homes by 2025, specifically addresses the chronic housing shortage in California. The report’s objective is to present a practical blueprint to ensure access to affordable housing.
RCAC recently received the Rural Housing Champion Award for its work in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Mutual Self-Help Housing Program.
National Rural Housing Coalition invites you to sign a letter of support for USDA rural housing programs in fiscal year 2017. The deadline for the NRCH Sign-on Letter has been extended to Friday, April 1st.