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  • How Peoples' Self-Help Housing and 'sweat equity' helped this mother of 2 build and own her own home

    A Peoples’ Self-Help Housing home ownership program helped Angela McCormick build her home in Templeton. The program requires low- and moderate-income homeowners to contribute construction labor, also known as “sweat equity,” to reduce the cost of their future houses. Here's how this experience has changed her life.

A Peoples’ Self-Help Housing home ownership program helped Angela McCormick build her home in Templeton. The program requires low- and moderate-income homeowners to contribute construction labor, also known as “sweat equity,” to reduce the cost of their future houses. Here's how this experience has changed her life. Joe Johnston The Tribune
A Peoples’ Self-Help Housing home ownership program helped Angela McCormick build her home in Templeton. The program requires low- and moderate-income homeowners to contribute construction labor, also known as “sweat equity,” to reduce the cost of their future houses. Here's how this experience has changed her life. Joe Johnston The Tribune

Who should pay for SLO County affordable housing — new homebuyers or taxpayers?

August 12, 2017 05:27 PM

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