The Mitchell family was living on top of each other in their cramped apartment in the rural town of Tillamook on the northern Oregon coast. The exposed wiring in the second bedroom forced them to share the master with their two young children.
The 890 rural residents of the city of Rushville are currently served by a 1974 pumper truck that was refurbished in 1994. The vehicle lacks 4x4 wheel drive which is critical during poor weather conditions. Also, the truck can't pump and roll simultaneously, and does not have four full size… more
The focus of any fire department is to reduce deaths and injury due to fire related hazards. Having protective clothing as well as updated trucks and equipment is vital, which improves the efficiency and delivery of fire protection services.
One of the most rewarding feelings for us at USDA Rural Development is making the call to an applicant once they're approved for a loan under the 502 Direct Home Program. You can hear the excitement in their voice and you can feel the gratitude through the phone lines. This was no… more
Tyler Glaser was tired of renting and wanted a home he could shape into his own. As he works in Norfolk, Neb. it was an easy decision for him to decide where he wanted to own.
"My Mom works at a title company in Norfolk and pointed me in the right direction to NeighborWorks… more
Miranda Keifer is a single mother of a nine year old daughter. They currently live in Norfolk, Neb. which they decided to call their hometown.
Miranda had rented for years and was now ready to take the ultimate step, buying her first house.
Barbara Cagle is an avid gardener and knows how important the early spring rains are to her flowers. This year however, the April showers threatened the safety of her home.
New Orleans natives, Kerry and Trellis Smith, had long dreamed of purchasing a home but because of limited resources, low inventory, and the rising costs of houses in North Texas, this dream seemed out of reach.
Purchasing your first home is both exciting and challenging. But, navigating a loan closing with over $20,000 in rehabilitation work during a pandemic certainly requires persistence and support… more