Downpayment Assistance Launched for Local Homebuyers

Downpayments can be a big roadblock for locals looking to purchase a home in Truckee and North Tahoe. Not only do they require gathering precious cash right before making perhaps the biggest investment of a lifetime, but smaller downpayments can kick in mortgage...

Local Housing Through the Eyes of the Developer

Oftentimes we think of housing from the perspective of homeowners, renters, employers, policymakers, and advocates. The Mountain Housing Council set out to share the perspective of the developer, a view often overlooked. Developers are the ones who put money at risk,...

California’s Huge Housing Costs Examined in New Study

A new study by the Government Accountability Office sheds light on the huge disparity between the cost of building in California and the rest of the nation. The study was commissioned to look at projects that take advantage of the low-income housing credit — an...