SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Consumer Alert: 5 Ways to Spot a Loan Modification Scam
Many homeowners are facing a seemingly never-ending sea of document requests and resubmission of paperwork to their lenders. There is an increase in mail and telephone solicitations as well. Many of t... Posted on 4/25/13 at 10:09 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Group wants more state money to curb homelessness
By Danielle Killey
Jen Peterson and her three young children left their home with no place to go when it got to be unsafe.
My kids and I became homeless fleeing a marriage that had become dangerou... Posted on 3/7/13 at 6:17 PM
It’s tough for any parent to let go of their adult child, but it’s especially difficult for parents of an individual with special needs. As they work toward personal goals of independence, people with disabilities have added challenges.
According to a national report released last week, a minimum wage earner in Minnesota would have to work 89 hours per week – or hold 2.2 full time jobs -- to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment. Of the twelve states in the Midwest, Minnesota has ranked the worst for affordability for minimum wage workers for three consecutive years.
Habitat for Humanity Douglas County (HFHDC) will host a Home for the Holidays open house where families can learn how partnership with Habitat may be able to help them realize their dreams of homeownership.
Families in every Minnesota county face difficult challenges when it comes to meeting their most basic needs, especially housing, according to a new set of county-by-county reports released by the Minnesota Housing Partnership.
A partnership with Habitat for Humanity is not only about building a home, but it is also about getting a hand up to building a better life.
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting families for both immediate home homeownership and for future homes to be built in 2013.
The newest housing report from the Minnesota Association of Realtors shows a housing market trending in the right direction: toward recovery. The latest numbers show increases in closed sales, median sales price and a decrease in inventory compared to 2011.
According to the latest “2 x 4” Report by the Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP), the number of families in Hennepin County shelters grew by 45% compared to just one year ago. At the same time fewer homes on the housing market brought more home price stability.
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