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  • High Number of African-Americans SeekForeclosure Help

    African-Americans are the hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis based on who has received foreclosure prevention counseling, reports NeighborWorks America, the administrator of the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NMFC) program.

  • Audit Urges Stricter Screening of Sex Offenders

    Approximately 2,000 to 3,000 households that included lifetime registered sexual offenders were being subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to a recent audit report.

  • Shortage of Housing for the Neediest Grows

    The shortage of homes affordable to the nation’s poorest households grew significantly last year, according to new research by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

  • An Army of Homeless

    Paul Livingston was just 18 and fresh out of high school in 1979. He and his older brother applied for the same job. 

  • News

    IRC adopts residential-sprinkler requirement; Long Island town imposes energy-efficiency standards; new homes shrinking; more

  • State By State Preview

    This special state-by-state guide offers an exclusive compilation of changes in low-income housing tax credit and tax-exempt bond programs for 2009. The information is presented by state alphabetically, starting with tax credit information, then private-activity tax-exempt bond information


    KALAMAZOO, MICH. A nonprofit group has renovated two apartments located here and in nearby Portage for specialneeds residents

  • Retsinas Serves Up Fresh Thinking

    This July, Nicolas Retsinas stood outside a ruined highrise apartment building in Chengdu, capital of China's Sichuan province.


    KALAMAZOO, MICH.- A nonprofit group has renovated two apartments located here and in nearby Portage for specialneeds residents.

  • Supportive Housing Not Always Welcoming to Ex-Prisoners

    How important is supportive housing in helping ex-convicts keep from returning to jail or prison? Just ask one resident of supportive housing whom we'll call Sam.