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Voices Out Loud: Sharon Kay Parker 8.26.2019

When it came time for her to retire, Sharon had no where to turn. And an additional challenge - she had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia. 

Voices Out Loud: Michelle Lease 2.21.2019

Michelle, the Resident Services Coordinator at Mountainview Tower Apartments, breaks down stereotypes of people who live in affordable housing and encourages congressional members to understand the different nuances and services that it offers. 

Voices Out Loud: Theora Beckman 1.31.2019

Theora came to Mountainview shortly after retiring. When her social security could not cover the mortgage and utilities on the  house that she previously lived in, Mountainview was the breath of relief that she needed to keep moving forward. 

Voices Out Loud: James Bowen Jr. 1.28.2019

James relies on medicaid and subsidized housing in order to afford his health care and a comfortable place to live. Without affordable housing, he tells us he would not be able to eat or pay for either. 

Voices Out Loud: Constance Beining 1.28.2019

Connie first came to Cumberland from Pennsylvania for a job. After a divorce she looked for an affordable housing community to raise her two sons in one of Maryland's poorest counties.

Keeping the Bradford Apartments Affordable Through Energy Efficiency 7.5.2018

A grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development's EmPOWER Multifamily Energy Efficiency and Housing Affordability program helped fund energy efficiency upgrades at the Bradford Apartments, saving the residents a total of $56,000 per year.

NHT-Communities Senior Residents Rally to Save their Home 6.20.2018

A large and rapidly expanding population of low-income older adults faces the dual challenges of finding affordable, safe housing that can accommodate changing needs as they grow older. The Section 202 program provides funding for housing with services so this population can age in place longer and with positive health repercussions. These cuts reduce the availability of affordable housing for vulnerable, older adults.

Voices Out Loud: Kathy Myers 5.21.2018

Kathy is an army veteran, an nurse, a mother and a grandmother who worked her entire life to provide for her family. She knew nothing about affordable housing until she was nearly homeless after facing financial burdens, the foreclosure of her home, and the death of her husband. 

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