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Another Reason Voucher Holders Are Having a Hard Time Finding Landlords Willing to Accept Their Section 8 Voucher

By on May 10th, 2017

San Jose, California-based startup, Mashvisor, says their focus “is delivering informative real estate analytics so that investors can make informed decisions in their investment.” Yet, Mashvisor just published a blog post entitled Why You Shouldn’t Go For Section 8 Real Estate Investments, that advises their real estate investor clients to steer clear of Section 8 Housing … Continue reading Another Reason Voucher Holders Are Having a Hard Time Finding Landlords Willing to Accept Their Section 8 Voucher

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Historic Housing Budget Cuts Announced by Trump Administration

By on March 16th, 2017

A proposal of $6.2 billion in cuts to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) budget was officially released at 12:01 am today by The White House. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) document is unsurprisingly named America First: Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. First page of the OMB document In the White … Continue reading Historic Housing Budget Cuts Announced by Trump Administration

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OPINION: Trump Will Try to Eliminate Section 8 and Other Housing Assistance Programs

By on November 6th, 2016

Post-Election Update: As Dave gathers his thoughts for his next article about how the Trump presidency will affect the needs of low-income renters, you can apply to more than 500 open Section 8 waiting lists nationwide, and search our website for your area of interest to find affordable housing options near you. Editorial Note:  After … Continue reading OPINION: Trump Will Try to Eliminate Section 8 and Other Housing Assistance Programs

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Affordable Housing Talk with Dave Layfield – 11/11/2015

By on November 23rd, 2015

  Each Wednesday, Dave Layfield, our founder and resident affordable housing expert, does a live video chat with our users at 3:00 pm ET on Blab.im. He usually spends an hour or more answering users’ questions about affordable housing assistance. Users can come on camera live with Dave and ask any question. Most of the … Continue reading Affordable Housing Talk with Dave Layfield – 11/11/2015