The first Mutual Self-Help Housing conference in more than five years was held in Albuquerque February 4 – 6 and it was a tremendous success; with more than 400 attendees, significant participation from our USDA partners as well as tremendous guest speakers.
I am excited to be at RCAC and a part of the self-help network. Mutual Self-Help Housing has always been one of my favorite programs. I love everything about it and the impact it has on families, neighborhoods and communities.
Antonio and Erica Rodriguez could not believe it when a friend told them that Self-Help Enterprises was building [a self-help housing neighborhood] in Planada. They were excited and knew this could be their chance at homeownership, at last.
After living in Grand County, Utah for three years, my family and I made the official move to Moab, Utah in 2015. Now, it was a great challenge. We took weeks, actually months, trying to secure housing. Also, in making the move to Moab, I literally was starting over when it came to employment.
USDA Rural Development published an Unnumbered Letter (UL) dated Feb. 25, 2019 changing the way credit will be evaluated and Student Loan Income Based Payments will be handled during FY19. It also emphasizes the previous permanent authorization regarding Oral Verifications of Employment.