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

NeighborWorks Pueblo Joins Next Step Network

We’re happy to welcome NeighborWorks® of Pueblo into the Next Step Network, expanding our coverage to 51 Network Members putting sustainable homeownership within reach of families nationwide by delivering Manufactured Housing Done Right. NeighborWorks Pueblo serves various counties in Southern Colorado, and they provide a … Continue reading