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The mission of the Utah Housing Coalition is to be the leader in housing issues and to promote the increase of accessible, affordable housing statewide. We will achieve our mission through education, advocacy, and cooperative partnerships.

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Latest Housing News

  • 2014 Legislative Session is in Full Swing

     

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  • SLC man makes houses out of shipping containers

    SALT LAKE CITY — In an eclectic Glendale neighborhood inhabited by working-class families, polygamists, and roosters, Jeffrey White is adding something new to the mix. Something unexpectedly stylish. Shipping containers.

     

  • Wait! 5 things you need to know before you buy first home

    Until you have done it, knowing the ins and outs of buying a home can be challenging. What is the difference between a fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgage? How do you know how much you'll need for a down payment?

  • Utah Housing Advocates Want $1.4 Million to Fund Loan Counselors, Education

    Affordable housing advocates and specially trained foreclosure counselors are asking the Utah Legislature to route $1.4 million in foreclosure settlement funds to the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund. By doing so, lawmakers could ensure that the dollars get spent as intended in the Jan. 31 multistate

    Salt Lake Tribune
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  • Controversial Manufactured Home Bill Clears First Hurdle

    A pared-back version of HB143 — legislation that mobile-home owners believe would be fair to the folks who own the land under their homes as well as to themselves — unanimously cleared a House committee.

    Salt Lake Tribune
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  • Tax Credit for Working Poor Advances, But Expected to Die

    The House voted Monday to create a new state earned income tax credit to help the working poor — but its sponsor conceded it probably will die soon anyway.

    Salt Lake Tribune
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  • As Automatic Budget Cuts Go Into Effect, Poor May Be Hit Particularly Hard

    The $85 billion in automatic cuts working their way through the federal budget spare many programs that aid the poorest and most vulnerable Americans, including the Children's Health Insurance Program and food stamps.

    New York Times
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  • Realtors, Mortgage Industry Await Impact of Sequester

    The real estate industry is not immune from the official enactment of a sequester deal that launches $85 billion in automatic spending cuts across the board.

    HousingWire
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  • Utah Gets $1.39 Million in Multi-State Robo-Signing Settlement

    Utah Attorney General John Swallow and Division of Consumer Protection Director Traci Gundersen announced that Utah will be getting $1,390,326 as part of a multi-state settlement with Lender Processing Services, Inc.

    Attorney General's Office Press Room
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  • Man Labors to Return Overpayment to Taxpayer Funded Agency

    As a landlord, Steve Regan has rented to dozens of people including a man a few years ago who was on government housing assistance. A portion of that man's rent was paid by the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City.

  • Mortgage Interest Deduction, Once a Sacred Cow, Is Under Scrutiny

    A tax break that has long been untouchable could soon be in for some serious scrutiny.

    New York Times
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  • After lag, U.S. home repossessions hit 9-month high in November

    U.S. home repossessions rose to a nine-month high in November, even as the number of homes starting on the path to foreclosure declined to the lowest level in six years.

    Salt Lake Tribune
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