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The contribution will support the Texas Financial Toolbox online resource, which connects Texas consumers with home buyer and financial education providers in their communities.
TSAHC has received a $500 donation from Cendera Funding, an approved lender participating in our home buyer programs. The contribution will support the Texas Financial Toolbox online resource, which connects Texas families and individuals with home buyer and financial education providers in their communities.
The grant will support the Texas Financial Toolbox, TSAHC's online resource that connects Texans with home buyer and financial education providers in their communities.
TSAHC has received a $500 contribution from the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) to support the Texas Financial Toolbox www.texasfinancialtoolbox.com online resource. The donation will help support the site's mortgage calculator, an interest rate tool that helps potential home buyers estimate their mortgage interest rate based on their credit score.
For the 2016 funding round, the Texas Foundations Fund will provide matching grants to support nonprofit partners providing critical home repairs and supportive housing services. Applications are due by 5:00 pm CDT on Friday, June 3rd.
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Millions of people are moving to Texas, and most of them are coming from other states, as opposed to other countries. Earlier this week, the Texas Tribune reported that 5.9 million people moved to Texas from 2005 to 2013, and 4.8 million of those came from one of the other 49 states. That's roughly 345 people per day who moved to Texas during that time period.
For this week's blog post, we have interviewed Bobby Calvillo, Executive Director of Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. (AHSTI). AHSTI is a nonprofit homeownership organization dedicated to improving substandard housing conditions in South Texas and helping prospective home buyers achieve their dream of homeownership at a price they can afford.
Stories this week by NPR and the Wall Street Journal highlight two individuals, including Benigno Herrera of Austin, who have struggled to find rental housing because of criminal convictions that occurred decades ago. According to the National Employment Law Project, approximately 65 million Americans have criminal records. Individuals with criminal records are not a protected class under the Fair Housing Act, meaning landlords may refuse to rent to someone because of their criminal past.