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The Golden Moment: Building assets and partnerships through free ta...
12/20/2016
The Golden Moment: Building assets and partnerships through free tax preparation
Tax refunds can be crucial for low- and moderate-income families in this country. With the help of services offered by organizations like Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, working poor families in the Cleveland area can discover tax credits and refunds that help them pay for housing, utility and food expenses.
Seattle's Tiny House Village
12/19/2016
Seattle's Tiny House Village
In November 2015, the number of homeless Seattle residents prompted the city to declare a state of emergency. The Low Income Housing Institute stepped in to help.
Helping homes go green in Vermont
12/19/2016
Helping homes go green in Vermont
NeighborWorks of Western Vermont recognized the problem in older homes that resulted in high utility bills and set an ambitious goal to retrofit 1,000 homes in Rutland County within three years.
Creative collaboration brings access to financial, housing resource...
12/16/2016
Creative collaboration brings access to financial, housing resources in rural counties
Dorchester and Berkeley Counties faced the greatest number of foreclosures in the state. In order to help this rural and underserved population, Origin SC formed community partnerships to offer in-person services.
Fostering financial skills in rural Alaska
12/15/2016
Fostering financial skills in rural Alaska
Alaska's native cultures span tens of thousands of years with a rich history of subsistence and affinity for community. However, the state's economy is changing, and both urban and rural areas are reassessing their models for economic and community sustainability.
Helping people, building dreams
12/14/2016
Helping people, building dreams
For more than a decade, the lack of affordable housing has been one of the biggest challenges in Arkansas, one of the poorest states in the nation. Universal Housing Development Corporation had helped residents become homeowners by building their own homes. Recognizing that existing homeowners needed help, too, they extended the program to home rehabilitation.
Self-help housing rehabilitation in rural Oregon
12/13/2016
Self-help housing rehabilitation in rural Oregon
Rural Oregon's single-family housing stock has deteriorated as the collapse of local industries and depressed rural wages take their toll. Traditional rehab resources are insufficient to meet demand. However, many homeowners have some of the skills, or at least the enthusiasm, necessary to perform their own repairs.
Providing housing and services to allow seniors to live independently
12/12/2016
Providing housing and services to allow seniors to live independently
Ellie is a resident at HomeSource’s Riverbirch Village Apartments. She has lived at Riverbirch for several years, and was one of the first to sign up for HomeSource east tennessee's program for seniors.
GROWing Rural America
12/9/2016
GROWing Rural America
GROW South Dakota offered technical and financial assistance to 14 rural organizations to support the hiring of staff, provide training and establish local offices.
Students build homes for blighted blocks
12/8/2016
Students build homes for blighted blocks
NeighborWorks Home Solutions responded to challenges in the community and established a program that promoted collaboration between university students and the city.
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