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Understanding Rental Assistance: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Rental Assistance: A Comprehensive Guide In these economically challenging times, finding reliable information on rental assistance can be a lifesaver. This guide aims to provide you with essential resour...

Exploring the HUD Dollar Home Program

The HUD Dollar Homes program is designed to help communities via affordable housing. How the HUD Dollar Home Program Works HUD (Housing and Urban Development) is responsible for selling homes that were acquired through fo...

Key Resources and Information to Find Rental Assistance

Looking for more in-depth information about rental assistance? Here are some essential resources and information.  (We included the links to external resources, too!): Section 8 Housing Choice Vou...

Beware of Rental Fraud: Your Guide to Avoiding Common Scams

Finding a new place to call home is an exciting venture, but it also comes with potential pitfalls. Rental fraud is a real concern, and it's essential to stay informed to protect yourself from scams. We...

A New Shift in Rental Assistance: Cash Over Vouchers

In an innovative move, the U.S. government is contemplating a significant shift in its approach to rental assistance for low-income families. Traditionally reliant on housing vouchers, the proposal is to test a more direc...

Is a Housing Market Downturn Looming? Experts Weigh In

While mortgage rates continue their upward climb, home prices show no signs of slowing down, leaving prospective buyers wondering – is the housing market headed for a crash? Let's examine what industry experts...

How to Find Rentals That Accept Housing Choice Vouchers

Securing a home with a housing voucher can greatly reduce your housing expenses, yet the journey to finding such accommodations can sometimes feel complex. Here's a straightforward guide to streamline your search f...

Advocating for Affordable Housing: How to Make Impactful Change

In communities across the globe, the challenge of securing safe and affordable housing continues to grow, pressing individuals and organizations to seek innovative solutions and advocate for meaningful change. ...

Tackling Student Housing Insecurity Through Innovative Community Collaboration

A groundbreaking study highlights an innovative approach to tackling one of the most pressing challenges faced by learners today: housing insecurity. Spearheaded by Tacoma Community College in Wa...