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Oct. 14 Packers Tickets Auction to Benefit THF

2019-09-30T00:00:00-05:00

Packers fans!  A member has graciously donated two premier club seats (face value of $738) to the Monday, October 14th Packers game against the Detroit Lions….with auction proceeds benefiting Tomorrow’s Home Foundation!  If you would like to make a bid on the tickets, please send it to laurie@housingalliance.us. (Or call us at 608-255-3131 or fax to 608-255-5595).  The highest bid by noon on Monday, October 7th will win the tickets!  Thank you for supporting Tomorrow’s Home Foundation!! Featured Events

Oct. 14 Packers Tickets Auction to Benefit THF2019-09-30T00:00:00-05:00

Think Twice Before Using CCAP

2019-09-30T00:00:00-05:00

By Kramer, Elkins & Watt   In Wisconsin, over the last decade or so, ‘CCAPing’ (pronounced ‘see-capping’) has become a verb.  It’s how many of us check someone out, whether it be a friend, that creepy neighbor, our boyfriend’s wacky ex-girlfriend, a potential suitor, or a potential employee.  Stop right there.  Did you say, potential employee?  If you have ever CCAPed a potential employee or thought about it, the warning in this article is for you. What is CCAP? CCAP stands for Consolidated Court Automation Program, also known as Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (WCCA), and is available to anyone with an internet connection, [...]

Think Twice Before Using CCAP2019-09-30T00:00:00-05:00

Expanding Manufactured Home Financing

2019-09-11T00:00:00-05:00

If you have not heard yet, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have developed loan programs specifically for manufactured homes. This a first step to providing more financing opportunities for manufactured homes. These programs were created to help reach an underserved population and offer more opportunities for Americans to become homeowners. Both programs are for homes on private land and each has requirements. A summary of each program is below. Fannie Mae MH Advantage Home Design Requirements Home must be designed as a multi-section propertyEaves that are 6 inches or greaterRoof pitch at a ratio 4/12 or greaterHome designed with one [...]

Expanding Manufactured Home Financing2019-09-11T00:00:00-05:00

NJ Ends Manufactured Housing Program & Why This Should Concern You!

2019-09-11T00:00:00-05:00

By Mark Conte of Conte Manufactured Housing Compliance ServicesIn case you haven’t heard, as of today (August 5, 2019), the state of New Jersey is ending its partnership with HUD as a “State Administrative Agency” or SAA. One of the results of this action, NJ code officials no longer have authority to issue permits and perform inspections of manufactured housing installations. A summary of the new rule states that “the Federal government will be responsible for oversight of the installation of manufactured homes in the State of New Jersey”.When I read over the NJ rule, they seemed to tie the [...]

NJ Ends Manufactured Housing Program & Why This Should Concern You!2019-09-11T00:00:00-05:00