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Partners & Funders

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS AND FUNDERS.

With your support, the Next Step Network can put sustainable homeownership within reach of more families nationwide, while transforming the manufactured housing industry one home at a time.

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Key Partners
 

  • The Ford Foundation has provided generous support to launch the social enterprise, allowing Next Step to build our Members’ knowledge and their ability to deliver innovative affordable housing solutions.
  • NeighborWorks® America has provided generous support to launch the social enterprise and factory-built construction is taught at the National Training Institute.
  • Next Step partners with CFED’s I’M HOME partners in addressing the nation’s critical affordable housing needs by providing quality factory built homes and mobile home replacement. I’M HOME also provides a training forum for our Members and Partners.
  • Next Step has entered into strategic alliances with the nation’s leading factory-built home manufacturers – Clayton, Champion and Cavco – and regional manufacturers like Kit HomeBuilders West, Deer Valley Homebuilders and hybridCore Homes to build Next Step homes.
  • A national network of the best retailers have been personally selected by Next Step as trusted partners in the Next Step Retail Direct Program.
  • Next Step partners with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like NeighborWorks Capital and Fahe to underwrite interim financing for home orders by Members.