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Community partnerships increase service accessibility and brand rec...
4/18/2017
Community partnerships increase service accessibility and brand recognition
To expand the scope and geographical reach of housing services through partnerships with community development agencies across western Pennsylvania.
The Endicott Hotel: Revitalization and sustainability
4/17/2017
The Endicott Hotel: Revitalization and sustainability
The Endicott Hotel in downtown Concord was the perfect site for a new development serving low-income individuals. But CATCH Neighborhood Housing felt it needed to go a step further to address the mental-health challenges this population faced. 
Bringing new life to mountain communities: the Route 123 story
4/17/2017
Bringing new life to mountain communities: the Route 123 story
To rebuild deteriorating housing and employment opportunities in Puerto Rico's Route 123 Heritage Area, amid a crumbling infrastructure and shrinking tax base that have crippled the ability of local governments to meet needs.
Investing where traditional banks won't: Building success and commu...
4/16/2017
Investing where traditional banks won't: Building success and community in Indian Country
The Navajo Nation covers more than 27,000 square miles. Seventy percent of those living in the nation earn less than $15,000 per year. Many banks will not lend to residents of sovereign Native American Nations out of fear they will not be able to foreclose on delinquent loans.
The High School House: Teens build homes and careers
4/14/2017
The High School House: Teens build homes and careers
The the aging houses in Great Falls, Montana were interspersed with vacant lots and blighted buildings and the neighborhood urgently needed revitalization. NeighborWorks Great Falls created the High School House program to link low- and moderate-income residents in need of a home with high school students who were skilled in construction. 
Disaster response: Helping homeowners recover after a tornado’s dev...
4/14/2017
Disaster response: Helping homeowners recover after a tornado’s devastation
The 2013 tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, left more than 1,400 residents with destroyed homes. Neighborhood Housing Services of OKC looked to NeighborWorks America and other network members help implement a three-phase recovery plan
Building strong collaborations to tackle homelessness
4/13/2017
Building strong collaborations to tackle homelessness
Homelessness rose by 60 percent in Vermont, leaving hospitals with dozens of patients who could not be discharged due to lack of facilities. Champlain Housing Trust stepped in with Harbor Place motel—a housing solution for chronically homeless and medically vulnerable adults. 
Strengthening the Latino community through energy-efficiency opport...
4/13/2017
Strengthening the Latino community through energy-efficiency opportunities
Rising utility costs are beyond the control of the average homeowner and even minor increases can significantly affect those with low incomes. But figuring out how to offer energy efficiency solutions to those homeowners and get them to take action poses challenges, particularly in Latino communities.
Providing low-cost solar electricity to underserved communities
4/12/2017
Providing low-cost solar electricity to underserved communities
With some of the highest unemployment and poverty rates in Colorado, it’s not surprising that residents of Grand Junction lacked access to energy-efficient alternatives to lower utility costs. Housing Resources of Western Colorado teamed up with a local utility company for a solution.
Healthy homes, healthy residents
4/12/2017
Healthy homes, healthy residents
Minnesota’s older homes were plagued by hazards such as pests, mold and lead leaving homeowners in unhealthy conditions. In response, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership took a health-first approach in its rehab and new-construction projects, integrating green and healthy features into its designs. 
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