As we have reported, Rural Development (RD) has announced a pilot to use the “banded” method to determine low- and very low income status in 23 states and territories across the country. Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington are the six western states where this pilot will be tested for the next two years.
About 4,800 miles off the shores of Seattle, Marshall Islands Development Bank (MIDB) recently celebrated the completion of 100 self-help homes.
The National Rural Housing Coalition is working with Reps. Hinojosa and Duffy to circulate a sign-on letter to support increased funding for rural housing programs.
If there is one thing John Mealey would tell younger people who want to work in the helping and housing fields, it is to keep their real boss—the people they serve—in mind.
The FY 16 budget picture is definitely not clear. There are significant issues relative to the overall funding for domestic discretionary programs.