ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF OCT. 3-4 AND THEREAFTER - In a Saturday Sept. 19, 2015 photo, homeowners in Bayou Pass Village walk between construction sites in Ruskin, Fla. With funding from the Department of Agriculture, Florida Home Partnership provides affordable housing for first time homebuyers. Homeowners put 600 hours of work into the construction of their homes. They also take classes on techniques for home building and remodeling. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF OCT. 3-4 AND THEREAFTER - In a Saturday Sept. 19, 2015 photo, homeowners in Bayou Pass Village walk between construction sites in Ruskin, Fla. With funding from the Department of Agriculture, Florida Home Partnership provides affordable housing for first time homebuyers. Homeowners put 600 hours of work into the construction of their homes. They also take classes on techniques for home building and remodeling. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP) Monica Herndon AP
ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF OCT. 3-4 AND THEREAFTER - In a Saturday Sept. 19, 2015 photo, homeowners in Bayou Pass Village walk between construction sites in Ruskin, Fla. With funding from the Department of Agriculture, Florida Home Partnership provides affordable housing for first time homebuyers. Homeowners put 600 hours of work into the construction of their homes. They also take classes on techniques for home building and remodeling. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP) Monica Herndon AP

Little-known affordable housing program building communities

October 05, 2015 12:00 AM

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