For young, first-time buyers, people with modest down-payment cash, or seniors who want to tap their equity using a reverse mortgage, it’s a growing problem: They cannot use Federal Housing Administration financing in condominiums.
One way to convince a small business to move to Providence is to “bribe your boss,” a somewhat light-hearted – yet pointed – take on economic development that invites employees, by way of a new website, to send the boss’ contact information so movers, shakers and believers in the city can take the leader to lunch and “make driving back to the ‘burbs tough.”
Large companies, wealthy retirees and East Bay drivers should benefit from the state budget backed by House Democratic leaders, while some developers, real estate agents and hotel workers are among those feeling aggrieved by it.
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