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Housing Act Of 1949

By |March 7th, 2016|Families, Housing|

The American Housing Act of 1949 was a landmark achievement which expanded the government's role in mortgage insurance and the construction of public housing.  With the passing of this legislation, Congress declared that, “a decent home and suitable living environment for every American family” should be our national goal. More than a half century later, [...]

Solving Social Problem

By |March 7th, 2016|Housing, Prevention|

The American housing market was once considered to be a safe investment, gaining between three to four percent each year.  After the 2008 housing market crash, communities across the nation were left in a state of uncertainty and chaos.  This collapse had a direct impact not only on home values, but on mortgage and credit [...]

Who Needs Affordable Housing?

By |March 7th, 2016|Housing|

Families who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing are considered cost burdened and may have difficulty affording necessities such as food, clothing, transportation and medical care. An estimated 12 million renter and homeowner households now pay more than 50 percent of their annual incomes for housing. A family with one full-time [...]