Tag Archive: housing

Apr 02

Putting the “fair” in Fair Housing

The idea behind Fair Housing is to ensure that prohibited discrimination does not serve as an obstacle to choice in housing.As April is FairHousing Month, it’s a good time to ensure your knowledge of the federal Fair Housing Act. Promoting awareness of fair housing and educating people on their rights and responsibilities is essential to …

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Mar 21

The rigged housing market

An upscale housing development in Wilton, Connecticut (all of Wilton is upscale) is having no trouble selling its 20 units for $800,000 each. On average, homes in that town now fetch more than $1 million a piece. And real estate experts only rank the region that includes Wilton at No. 33 on their list of …

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Jun 14

Texas Bank & Trust bankrolls Habitat for Humanity

The local Texas Bank & Trust has pledged $50,000 to the Long Habitat for Humanity’s Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign. The donation will fund a new facility. “As a community bank we understand that access to safe and affordable housing is vitally important to the strength of any community. There is no better testament …

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Jul 18

Grants serve Texas vets

The Texas Veterans Commission has announced the awarding of grants to organizations dedicated to helping military veterans and their families. The solicitation process commenced July 13, and will continue through 5:00 p.m. August 7. Vets will receive assistance for such problems as transportation to medical facilities, counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, short-term financial assistance, …

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