Housing

USDA Direct Loans
1:08 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Money Available for Rural Home Loans

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is ready to help potential low-income home buyers. The agency plans to spend millions this year on rural home loans.

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Targeting Downtown District
11:33 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Burlington Ponders New Incentive

Downtown Burlington

Burlington might offer a new financial incentive to boost housing in and around the city’s downtown district.

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Real Estate Market
2:02 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Small Gains for Illinois' Housing Market

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Home prices increased 12.2% across the nation in February compared to a year ago. That's according to real estate aggregator CoreLogic.

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Plant Requires More Workers
9:08 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Housing Concerns in SE Iowa

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company in late 2012

Iowa Fertilizer Company’s new production plant in northern Lee County could have an even larger impact on the local housing market than first anticipated.

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Affordability/Availability
11:16 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Housing Summit in Canton, MO

The Tri-State Development Summit has formed in 1996, following the historic Flood of 1993. 

The organization brings together communities leaders from several dozen counties in west-central Illinois, southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.

One of its standing committees focuses on housing needs in the tri-state region.  To assist in its efforts, a special day-long summit was held on the campus of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri.

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