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  • Public Benefit from Publicly Owned Parcels

    Posted July 20th, 2017

    a new study by Enterprise, identifies leading practices and recommendations for overcoming challenges to creating affordable housing and other community benefits through the publicly owned parcel development process. Keep reading »

  • Housing and Inequality

    Posted May 19th, 2017

    The New York Times recently explored how home ownership, programs which help low income households buy homes, and the tax code can contribute to inequality. Keep reading »

  • NJ Warns Landlords About Discriminatory Ads

    Posted April 28th, 2017

    The state Division on Civil Rights on Wednesday sent more than 30 “cease and desist” letters to New Jersey landlords and property managers they say ran afoul of housing discrimination laws by telling those who receive federal rental assistance they need not apply. Keep reading »

  • Housing, Community, and Microenterprise Opportunities for Chronically Homeless

    Posted April 19th, 2017

    Community First! Village is a 27-acre community 7 miles from downtown Austin, Texas, that will soon provide 240 housing units for persons experiencing chronic homelessness as well as volunteers and staff. Mobile Loaves & Fishes developed the project to provide permanent, supportive housing through a combination of unorthodox housing types: micro houses, canvas-sided cottages, and recreational vehicles (RVs). In addition to housing, microenterprise opportunities at Community First! Village enable residents to earn an income and learn entrepreneurial skills, and onsite behavioral and physical health services pave the road to recovery and stability. Keep reading »

  • Not Enough Affordable Housing for People with Special Needs

    Posted March 18th, 2017

    Some people with special needs are languishing on affordable and supportive housing waiting lists for decades.  The challenge of providing housing to the extremely low income, including those with special needs, continues to vex New Jersey’s cities and towns.  Get the story here. Keep reading »

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