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  • Posted in: Self-Help Housing

    PPP, where are we now?

    In April 2020, with the rise of a global pandemic, many self-help agencies found themselves forced to close their doors and stop construction. The Section 523 grant funds helped pay staff in the interim but like many organizations nationwide, self-help organizations scrambled to determine how to cover costs as their build time stretched further into the future than they had anticipated.

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  • Posted in: Self-Help Housing

    Guess what grantees?! There’s a new administrative notice that impacts you!

    Rural Development Administrative Notice (AN) No. 4882 (1940-M) issued on July 27, 2021, clarifies the System for Award Management (SAM) screening and addresses the new requirement for SAM.gov registration by participants of all programs, including loans and guarantees.

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  • Posted in: CEO updates

    CEO update

    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.

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