What Does the Trump Agenda Mean for Manufactured Housing?

By Stacey Epperson, Next Step President & Founder (Note: This a part one of a three-part series exploring the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget.) For manufactured housing advocates, the fact that manufactured homes are the single largest source of … Continue reading

Expanding Affordable Homeownership Opportunity in Kentucky

By Stacey Epperson, Next Step President & Founder In 2015, Next Step began our SmartMH initiative. We started with a bold goal: expand the number of ENERGY STAR® manufactured homes in the Kentucky housing market. We spent a year creating … Continue reading

Moving the Vision of I’M HOME Forward

Moving the Vision of I’M HOME Forward As yet another convening of CFED’s I’M HOME annual conference is in the books, I am more optimistic than ever for the future of manufactured housing, and the staff, board and membership of … Continue reading

Paul Bradley: I Believe In Manufactured Housing!

Paul Bradley of ROC USA wrote a heartfelt blog about the experience of finding a new home that meets the needs of his mother, Lois, as she ages. After some consideration, Paul and Lois chose a Next Step home because … Continue reading

After Hours: Stacey Epperson

In our “After Hours” blog series, we invite Next Step team members to talk about their hobbies or interests outside of work. Up next is Next Step’s President & Founder, Stacey Epperson: Every time I visit a family in a Next Step Home, my eye … Continue reading