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The grant will support a week-long training for Texas housing counselors in early 2017.
Finance Home America's Ginger Smith--one of TSAHC's top loan officers in 2015--has generously donated $500 to support TSAHC's Texas Financial Toolbox online resource.
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.
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Housing professionals have long professed that home buyer education and counseling create more responsible and financially empowered homeowners. Now, there's ample evidence to support their claims. Research summarized in two recent reports lists the benefits of completing a home buyer education course prior to purchasing a home.
Health experts and policy makers have known that housing conditions can have a big impact on residents' health and well-being. But in recent years, researchers have focused not only on the connection between physical health and housing, but specifically on the role that housing concerns can have on residents’ mental health.
Owning a home is one of the primary ways that many families ensure their housing stability while also building wealth for the future. But for homeowners saddled with too much mortgage debt, the American dream of homeownership can become a nightmare that threatens their credit and financial future. A 2015 report by the Center for American Progress found that, nearly 10 years after the housing crisis, more than 7 million Americans are still underwater on their mortgage loans (defined as owing more than their home is worth).