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The Corporation is proposing an update and re-branding of its direct lending programs.
The grant will support the Texas Statewide Homebuyer Education Program (TSHEP), which provides affordable professional development opportunities to Texas housing and financial education providers.
The grant will help TSAHC continue to provide the Texas Financial Toolbox online resource in 2015.
In honor of National Homeownership Month this June, TSAHC will be paying a month's mortgage for five new homeowners.
Latest from Our Blog
For this week’s blog post, we’d like to introduce our newest staff member, Michael Wilt. Michael joined the TSAHC team in December 2014 as our External Relations Specialist.
In May 2015 the National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual Out of Reach report, which calculates the hourly wage a household needs to earn to afford a modest market rate apartment. The 2015 report finds that the hourly wage needed to afford a two bedroom apartment is $19.35/hour, which is more than 2.5 times the current minimum wage.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas recently issued a report entitled, “Las Colonias in the 21st Century: Progress Along the Texas-Mexico Border.” The report notes that approximately 500,000 people live in the 2,294 colonias located along the state’s 1,248 mile border with Mexico. In light of these these eye-catching numbers, we are focusing this week’s blog post on Texas colonias and the improvements that have been made in the past 20 years.