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The initial focus for the program will be on energy efficiency upgrades, such as new furnaces, window replacements, weatherization, insulation, upgraded flooring, or other fixes designed to dramatically cut energy costs.
The fourth article in a series. If you are ready to commit to owning a home, there are a few steps you need to take to become “buyer-ready”.
Home ownership is more accessible than you think. Households that earn at least $16,750 per year in total income and have good credit can get a loan for a CHT home with mortgage payments of less than $500/month.
The third article in a series. Ownership is often described as the ladder to the American Dream. As a renter, it’s hard to even get on the ladder, unless you are saving money and investing it so that you earn interest and your wealth grows over time.
In this second article in a series, we look at strategies for managing finances. These include paying bills on time, being wary of debt and taking advantage of resources online.
In this first article in a series to discuss affordable housing in Chaffee County, let’s define the issue and give some background.
The proposed Crestone Heights development is the Chaffee Housing Trust’s (CHT) first project, after a lengthy consideration of several options. The development process was above-board, public, and strongly supported by the community and the Commissioners.