New Rental Assistance Program

The Coronavirus has made life harder. That might be the understatement of the year, though it is true. It is important to take a minute and realize some of the difficult things we have gone through in the past 6 months. As a housing non-profit, we have seen the...

Minimum Wage and Renter Rates

Two phrases that have often been seen together are minimum wage and rent. But why? These two phrases, though both parts of everyday life are labeled under different categories. One is categorized under-employment, and the other housing. Though, throughout time we have...

Beware of rental scams!

If you reply to a rental listing and get an email stating that an owner is looking for a “responsible person” to rent his house while he “stays in Africa” (real example), you’re probably going to suspect it’s a scam. Often, however, rental scams aren’t so easy to...

We Are HUD Certified

As you may have read or learned through our marketing materials, HOME, Inc. is a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certified housing non-profit. That is all fine and dandy, but what does that mean? As HOME, Inc. has recently been re-certified we realized that we...

2017-18 Annual Report Released

In a report titled, “Empower: Creating housing stability + empowering clients for a bright future,” HOME, Inc. has released its accomplishments for the 2017-18 fiscal year.  In an open letter to readers, our Executive Director Pam Carmichael recognized that HOME, Inc....