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

Bryce Malone Joins Next Step Network as SmartMH Director

Bryce Malone Joins Next Step Network as SmartMH Director Mortgage industry veteran joins the Louisville-based nonprofit to manage innovative pilot program with Freddie Mac. LOUIVILLE, KY – November 30, 2016 – On October 31, 2016, Bryce Malone joined Next Step … 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

Firefighter Replaces Home Lost in Fire with SmartMH

Clarence Davis has lived through a firefighter’s worst nightmare: he answered a fire call for his own home. “I was on a 36-hour shift and 16 hours into it we got a call. The address was for next door but … Continue reading