Tempering the influence of private equity in manufactured housing

Share List From: Shelterforce In March, C & C Community in Billings, Montana, became the 11th resident-owned manufactured housing community in the state. With technical assistance from ROC USA partner NeighborWorks Montana, the conversion from a traditional land-lease community to a cooperative took homeowners about six months to accomplish. Manufactured homeowners are particularly vulnerable to…

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Court turns down groups request to keep cash assistance program temporarily alive for Pa.’s poorest citizens

Share List From: Penn Live A last-ditch effort to temporarily salvage the state’s general assistance program failed, leaving nearly 12,000 of Pennsylvania’s poorest citizens with even less money in their pocket. The Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and the Disability Rights Pennsylvania were denied an injunction by Commonwealth Court that would have stopped a law…

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