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.
Nancy Larsen, Whatcom Skagit Housing executive director, calculated the dollars Whatcom Skagit Housing spent through the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program in Whatcom and Skagit counties where it operates. What she soon learned was that the amount was overwhelming …
Tony Hernandez, Rural Housing Service administrator, kicked off the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program’s 50th birthday and 50,000th home celebration, and encouraged grantees and the T&MA contractors to help him “wave the flag” for self-help housing.
Among homeless Americans, one group can report some good news this holiday season-veterans. The number of homeless veterans is on the decline.