- Created: Tuesday, 08 March 2011 09:58
The following article appeared in the Community Voices section of MinnPost on Monday, March 7, 2011 at:
Obama's housing-finance reform plans offer hope, especially for low-income households
By Chip Halbach | Monday, March 7, 2011
At last the Obama administration has laid out a vision for financing housing in the post financial-meltdown world. That vision actually might make sense for us, both as consumers and as taxpayers.
What is most exciting is that the administration offers hope for those with minimal income who rent out of necessity — a long neglected population in federal housing policy. Given recently proposed Minnesota and federal housing budgets, it might be the only hope on the horizon.