The 30-year fixed mortgage rate is now at the highest level since April 2020. If you are in the market for a new home and have not locked in your mortgage rate, that home just got more expensive. According to Mortgage News Daily, the average rate on a 30-year mortgageRead More

The White House announced on Thursday that eligible Americans would begin receiving $1,400 stimulus checks as early as this weekend when President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, called the American Rescue Plan, into law. According to Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary, payments will appear asRead More

Greenville County has received funding from the Federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 funds for rent and utility assistance. Greenville County has received nearly $16 million to help eligible county residents with past-due rent and utility bills. Those in Greenville County who have lost jobs orRead More

Help is on the way to families across the Greenville area as the Greenville Housing Fund received a $250,000 grant from TD Bank on Thursday.  The grant will go directly to the “Home Again Partnership”, a program collaborated between the Green Building Housing Fund and United Housing Connections.  “It’s impactingRead More

Spartanburg County will soon provide financial aid through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to households that are renting out. The Emergency Rental Assistance program aims to provide relief to moderate to low-income households that are significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Treasury Department has awarded $9.6 million toRead More

Due to the economic impact brought by the COVID-19 pandemic about 8,000 Greenville County households are struggling to keep up with their utility bills. Upstate residents have unpaid utility bills totaling $4 million. The United Way Of Greenville County in collaboration with Duke Energy, Greenville Water, and Greenville County startedRead More

Governor Henry McMaster announced two new grant programs to minority and small businesses and nonprofits. These programs will award grant funds to small and minority businesses and nonprofit organizations to reimburse qualifying expenditures for providing services or for revenue loss due to COVID-19. The application process for both programs willRead More

Clemson University will be distributing emergency funding allocated by the federal government to eligible students in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Clemson University is distributing more than $6.5 million in emergency financial aid received from the federal CARES Act stimulus package last month. This fund is going to the hands ofRead More