Faces of Home Stories
- Called to Serve: " In this business we touch people’s lives every day. We need to touch them in a positive way.”
Bill and Kathi Dewitt - Developer/Manager
United Housing Associates (UHA) and
United Management Services (UMS)
Kristi King-Brock and the Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) are breaking the cycle of poverty and dependency with help from SC Housing
Taking AIM at the Roots of Poverty
- HFA NewsMay 13, 2014
Recently South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners approved $2.6 million in Housing Tax Credits, $3.4 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding and $1.7 million in Housing Opportunity Funds (HOF) for housing activities across the state.
- HFA NewsApril 6, 2014South Carolina SHFDA: Every S.C. Homebuyer Should Know About the Mortgage Credit Certificate, but Few Do
South Carolina SHFDA has been working very hard to ensure South Carolina SHFDA's key stakeholders are aware of the agency’s mission and are educated regarding the offerings available within the agency’s Single Family Mortgage Program.
- HFA NewsJanuary 24, 2012
When Dorine D’Agostino lost her job of more than 11 years, she started collecting unemployment, but despite a small mortgage payment she couldn’t cover all the mounting bills, she said. She tried looking for work but at 60 years old it was tough and she started to lose faith that everything would work out. Then she got a letter telling her about the SC HELP program and decided to apply.
- HFA NewsDecember 1, 2011
When Pella Corp announced plans to close its South Carolina plant, South Carolina Homeownership & Employment Lending Program (SC HELP), South Carolina’s foreclosure prevention initiative, was among the first agencies to offer help to employees facing job loss and dramatic reductions in household income.
- HFA NewsSeptember 26, 2011South Carolina SHFDA Foreclosure Prevention Program Expands to Include Underemployment and Self-Employed Borrowers
As unemployment figures for South Carolina rose to 11.1 percent in August, SC HELP, South Carolina’s foreclosure prevention program, has expanded the pool of potential beneficiaries to include more struggling homeowners who may be in danger of losing their homes.