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Finding Rental Assistance in 2023

Rents continue to rise in 2023. Although rental rate increases have recently slowed, rental price growth is still higher than before 2020. In July, rent prices grew by 0.31% from July 2022, slower than earlier in 2023 but still rising. ...

New Rental Assistance Program to Aid Low-Income Workers

In a groundbreaking initiative, Milpitas is leading the way in ensuring housing stability for its most vulnerable residents and workers. In collaboration with FORWARD, a trusted program administrator for local government...

Federal Government allocates $12.7 million for Foster Youth Housing Assistance

HUD has announced a funding opportunity of $12.7 million for public housing authorities through the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) program. This initiative aims to assist young adults transit...

The Federal Government is Boosting Energy Efficiency in Homes to Save Money and the Planet

In a spirited collaboration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have taken a bold step forward by updating the Mi...

Learn About the Different Rental Assistance Programs

Renting can seem like such a stressful process. From finding the right place to live to ensuring you get the best deal possible, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are rental assistance programs that ...

How to Find Affordable Rental Space Around the Country

An affordable home allows you to save funds for different money-making projects. It also allows you to provide a comfortable life for your family. Luckily, there are many affordable houses around the country. ...

States Expand Low-Interest Loan Programs for Farms, Businesses, and New Housing

  States across the United States are experiencing a surge in public interest in their low-interest loan programs, as businesses and individuals seek financial relief from high interest rate...

Tackling Student Housing Insecurity Through Innovative Community Collaboration

A groundbreaking study highlights an innovative approach to tackling one of the most pressing challenges faced by learners today: housing insecurity. Spearheaded by Tacoma Community College in Wa...

Beware of Rental Fraud: Your Guide to Avoiding Common Scams

Finding a new place to call home is an exciting venture, but it also comes with potential pitfalls. Rental fraud is a real concern, and it's essential to stay informed to protect yourself from scams. We...