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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...

What to Do When Facing Eviction: Helpful Tips and Solutions

Facing an eviction and potentially becoming homeless can be stressful and overwhelming. Several reasons can lead to a home eviction. Some of them include unemployment, the loss of a job, or an illness that prevents...

The Federal Government is Boosting Energy Efficiency in Homes to Save Money and the Planet

In a spirited collaboration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have taken a bold step forward by updating the Mi...

The Current Challenges of Homebuying and How Nine Families Overcame Them

Buying a home is a big part of the American Dream for many people, but right now, it's getting harder to make that dream come true. The Washington Post shared stories of people who managed to buy hom...

Federal Government allocates $12.7 million for Foster Youth Housing Assistance

HUD has announced a funding opportunity of $12.7 million for public housing authorities through the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) program. This initiative aims to assist young adults transit...