Van Hollen and colleagues introduce legislation to help first-generation homebuyers and close the racial wealth gap

September 22, 2021 Homeownership is the primary means for middle class families to build wealth and achieve economic stability; New LIFT program will help first-generation homebuyers build equity and wealth at twice the rate of a conventional 30-year mortgage Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), …

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Detroit now has a “Ben’s Friends” chapter, a support group for workers in the restaurant industry seeking drug addiction help.

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Ben’s Friends Steve Palmer, left, and Mickey Bakst, from metro Detroit, co-founded Ben’s Friends, a national support group for workers in the restaurant industry. Metro Detroit is the latest chapter of the group. Working in the restaurant and hospitality industry is not easy for anyone, …

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