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    California’s Project Homekey coverts hotels into homeless shelter
    Built on the success of Project Roomkey, a state program that provided those experiencing homelessness safe space to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19, California's Project Homekey buys motels and turns them into housing for its homeless population.
  • Mobilehome park
    Tips for managing a mobile-home park utility
    Managing a water and/or wastewater system is an often overlooked and overwhelming aspect of mobile-home park ownership. If you just purchased a mobile-home park, there’s a strong chance you also just became the park’s de facto water and/or wastewater systems operations manager.


  • Self-Help Builder September 2021

    Earlier this year, the impacts of increased building material costs became very apparent for our Mutual Self-Help (MSH) families and their sponsors on the ground. I wanted to share some of the data that Dick Kempke at RCAC, along with other MSH intermediaries, put together.

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  • Network News August 2021

    Known for its more than 400 wineries, Sonoma County often conjures images of the California dream. The area, along with neighboring Napa County, is informally referred to as wine country and often seen as a playground for the affluent. The reality on the ground is quite different.

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  • Network News September 2021

    It took Bernard Garcia 14 years to see his dream take shape. It was not for lack of trying, but due to invisible barriers that keep him and other indigenous entrepreneurs who do business on Tribal lands from expanding.

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Recent News

  • Posted in: Network News

    Network News December 2021

    Warm wishes from RCAC! Don’t miss our story highlights from 2021.

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  • Self-Help Builder December 2021

    It is interesting to reflect on the phrase “home for the holidays” regardless of the cultural holidays you and yours might celebrate, they are always better when celebrated at home. What does home mean to you? It can have so many meanings, depending on your perspective or the context where you insert the word “home.”

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  • Posted in: Dear Sher

    Dear Sher

    Was there a Procedural Notice or something that came out allowing people to pay off their bills with excess savings? I’m not sure where I thought I saw something about being able to pay off bills with savings that was over the allowed limit of 15,000.

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