Yearly Archives: 2014

Utah Housing Corporation and Tooele County School District Celebrate the Completion of another ECHO...

A new home built by students of Tooele County School District is near completion in Tooele, UT as a result of a partnership between Utah Housing Corporation and Tooele County School District.


USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez today toured the homes of nine Elk Ridge, Utah, families who will soon become homeowners though their participation in USDA’s Mutual Self-Help Housing program.

New Affordable Rent-to-Own Housing in Roosevelt, Utah

Utah Housing Corporation and the Roosevelt City Housing Authority are hosting an open house for three new affordable CROWN (Credits-to-OWN) homes in Roosevelt. The CROWN program seeks to bring homeownership within the reach of lower income households while helping local governments to revitalize neighborhoods. These homes will help three households realize the dream of homeownership as they build equity with their low monthly rent payments

Hatch, Lee Push to Restore Funding for PILT Program

Utah’s U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee are supporting an amendment to the Omnibus government funding bill introduced by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) that would fully fund the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. The amendment, which is paid for by reducing US spending on overseas programs, would provide $421 million for PILT in Fiscal Year 2014. Local governments receive federal payments under the PILT program to help compensate for the loss of property tax revenue due to non-taxable federal lands within their boundaries


Reps. Stewart & Frankel Call for Oversight of Unregulated Sober Homes

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes


The Exchange

KTGY Chosen to Design Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Salt Lake City,...

The innovative project looks to transform this downtown district through the infusion of a diverse set of programs that will provide activated street frontages and a variety of housing typologies at all levels of affordability.