July 26, 2017

A Homeownership Hero

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When a family is looking to purchase their first home, or a homeowner is faced with foreclosure, they often turn to a HUD-approved housing counselor for help. Housing counselors are on the front lines of helping people find and keep  what is for many their greatest financial investment – their home.  Lauren McLaughlin is one […]

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August 10, 2012

Kentucky Energy-Efficient Homes Pay Back Homeowners

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Thanks to a HUD Rural Housing Economic Development grant along with a Community Development Block Grant and Recovery Act funding, a five home development is making its mark in rural Emlyn, Kentucky as the first near zero energy-efficient subdivision of its kind in the state.  Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KHIC) along with approximately three dozen partners […]

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June 7, 2012

Plenty Proud

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HUD Region 10 Public Affairs Proud Ground, a non-profit based in Portland, has been in the homeownership business for 13 years and it has lots to show for it. Proud Ground has helped Oregonians like Kelli Jarrell, a grandmother, who recently bought her first home –  a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 1600 square foot home […]

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