Homeless service providers, advocates, people experiencing homelessness, and our colleagues in federal, state, and local government have spent far too long trying to subdivide a pie that is too small to meet the need.
When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity.
Some people are not cut out for home ownership. I call them NOHOs. What distinguishes them is not their income, their family structure, their mobility, or where they live -- rather, it is how they live.
I believe our country is headed in the wrong direction. By increasing numbers, our poorest families are becoming less educated, less employed and more reliant on government services and support. A system of assistance that was designed as a temporary helping hand has become a permanent way of life.
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A lease-to-own house purchase (henceforth LTO) is a lease combined with an option to purchase the property within a specified period, usually three years or less, at an agreed-upon price.
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Americans must recognize that the costs associated with how we currently help those in need are not sustainable. If we continue on our current path the results are predictable: Another generation of Americans will remain stuck in poverty.
As of October 2015, American consumers owe $8.17 trillion in mortgages, $900 billion in credit cards, and $1.19 trillion in student loans. Home mortg...
Whether they should they rent or buy a home is one of the toughest financial decisions Americans face. The factors at play in making this decision revolve around not only where you are, but also who you are.
Interim results from the first rigorous, large-scale evaluation of alternative strategies to reduce homelessness among families with children found that vouchers sharply reduce homelessness and housing instability, and do so much more effectively than the other interventions.
TRID, the "TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure" reforms mandated by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, affects mortgages originated after October 2, 2015. There are numerous differences between "pre-TRID" and "TRID" loans, and lenders/title companies/realtors have spent countless hours preparing for the change.
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There is no room for life when it comes to housing policies. We're above a certain line of income, so we don't qualify for help. We pay rent well over the rent we used to pay before being evicted, but in order to prove that we can have a home again we would have to pay almost triple the amount.
The United States faces a deeply troublesome, maddeningly persistent racial gap in income and wealth -- a gap that is growing, not shrinking. Discrimination in housing remains a consistent driver of racial inequality among people who are homeless.
For individuals with serious mental illness, the time has come for a better deal. Congress must focus on enacting reforms that deliver housing and effective services in our communities rather than behind bars, where we know the results are appalling.