Homeownership is important for so many reasons. It helps accumulate and pass on wealth, provides shelter, and helps with overall well-being. Research has shown that the stability of an affordable mortgage or rent can have profound effects on childhood development, school performance, and health outcomes for families and individuals. But […]
Category: affordable housing
With the current partial government shutdown now holding the record as the longest one in American history, effects of the closure continue to build. We’ve been hearing a lot about the consequences around employment – or lack of employment. From the 53,000 TSA agents working without pay to the $3.65 […]
Housing is critical to quality of life, especially for older adults. A 2014 report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation discusses how America’s older population is experiencing unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group.
In honor of National Homeownership Month, the team at CCM is shining a spotlight on one of our most important impact themes: affordable housing. Since our inception in 1999, we have helped facilitate 18,300 home mortgages for low- and moderate-income borrowers, provided $895 million in statewide homeownership and down payment […]