Articles relating to "Workforce housing":
Affordable housing REIT ensures economic vitality (7/14/2015)
CDT, a real estate investment trust, makes money for investors, but it also serves a public purpose: To provide long-term capital that funds affordable housing.
Land trusts help buyers squeezed by housing costs (7/13/2015)
Community land trusts allow homeowners to buy a home cheaply because the trust retains ownership of the land. When it’s time to sell, they share any profits.
HUD report: Housing vouchers best type of assistance (7/8/2015)
“Sometimes we’ve thought of homeless families as needing a bunch of services to do better, but what we’ve found is they need housing,” says HUD senior advisor.
Not enough housing for low-income renters (6/26/2015)
New research found that in 2013, only 28 “adequate and affordable” housing units were available in the U.S. for every 100 extremely low-income households.
Report: ‘We’re in a housing affordability crisis’ (6/24/2015)
Renters are hardest-hit, the research says: Nearly half spend more than 30% of their incomes on housing; 1-in-4 pay more than half their income on rent.
30 Fla. agencies to get HUD home counseling funds (4/15/2015)
The state will receive a total of $479,394 in buyer aid, though that’s only about 1.4% of the $34.2M HUD is releasing nationwide.
Fla. Senate moves to protect affordable housing (3/19/2015)
A notable win yesterday in Florida Realtors’ efforts to protect the state’s affordable housing trust funds: A Senate committee voted to maintain full funding.
Horrors highlight need to protect Fla. housing funds (3/3/2015)
An Orlando Sentinel editorial supports full funding for the Florida’s housing trust funds, and cites real-world examples of residents who need housing help.
Sadowski Coalition: Use housing funds for housing (2/27/2015)
A coalition comprised of 30 state groups, including Florida Realtors, released a report yesterday and urged lawmakers to fully fund affordable housing programs.