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Senator wants better approach to Southern Nevada affordable housing

A slew of barriers block the expansion of affordable housing in Southern Nevada — rising rents, low inventory and private sources sitting untapped while thousands of people on wait lists for public and transitional housing.

Nonprofit running Nevada housing program violated its policies, report finds

A Nevada nonprofit running the state’s program to help homeowners struggling with mortgages violated its own policies and awarded contracts without competitive bids, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program said Thursday.

Nevada lawmaker urges state to take control of housing program

A Nevada congresswoman asked state officials Thursday to take control of a program that distributes federal funds to assist struggling homeowners because a nonprofit that administers the program is failing to get the money to those in need.

Nevada to lose $6.7M in aid for struggling homeowners

Nevada homeowners struggling with the housing crisis will lose $6.7 million in federal aid following a new report by a special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program that found the state is one of the worst participants in the program.

Nevada lawmakers want ways to increase affordable housing

Nevada Housing Division administrator Steve Aichroth highlighted the staggering disparity Tuesday morning during the first 2018 meeting of the Nevada Legislature’s interim affordable housing committee.

Subcommittee recommends ending Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program

CARSON CITY — A joint money subcommittee Wednesday recommended shutting down Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program, citing a recovering housing market and fewer participants than at the height of the recession when the program was established.

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