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Program creates high-paying career opportunities for low-income fam...
8/4/2017
Program creates high-paying career opportunities for low-income families
CAP Tulsa uses a two-generation approach to address intergenerational poverty.
Developing a resource
8/3/2017
Developing a resource
NeighborWorks Umpqua addressed two issues that faced the Umpqua community, helping commercial builders and residents who need low-cost home repair.
Overcoming zoning obstacles to create affordable homes for families
8/2/2017
Overcoming zoning obstacles to create affordable homes for families
Boulder's decades-old Open Space preservation ordinance and subsequent planning regulations have created a beautiful and well-planned city, but one with little land available for development or growth. As a result, working families are effectively priced out of this real estate market.
Homesharing meets challenges for homeowners and renters
8/1/2017
Homesharing meets challenges for homeowners and renters
Both homeowners and renters can face financial challenges. For renters on limited incomes, a history of bad credit or evictions can limit options, and high-interest debt can limit housing budgets. Homeowners may struggle with mortgage payments and other expenses. Is there a solution to address the issues on both sides?
The Westside Leadership Institute: Empowering a neighborhood by fos...
7/31/2017
The Westside Leadership Institute: Empowering a neighborhood by fostering self-reliance
More than 500 refugees settle in Salt Lake City, Utah annually, many in the Westside neighborhood where schools struggle with cultural barriers and more than 100 different languages are spoken. This underserved population rarely attends local government or parent teacher association meetings and lacks a voice effecting urgently needed change.
Mobilizing the community toward a plan for action
7/28/2017
Mobilizing the community toward a plan for action
Many homes in the oldest neighborhoods in Lincoln, Nebraska were converted to poorly maintained apartments. Some residents wanted to preserve the old homes and crumbling neighborhoods, but building an effective coalition to effect change in the highly diverse community, where 90 percent of the properties were rentals proved daunting.
Western New York regional consolidation: The road less traveled
7/27/2017
Western New York regional consolidation: The road less traveled
In response to a looming crisis, four independent CDCs in Western New York consolidated in 2015, using an innovative structure unprecedented in nonprofit mergers.
Investing in employees pays off
7/26/2017
Investing in employees pays off
Talented staff at nonprofits with limited budgets often leave for higher-paying jobs in private industry. To fulfill its mission to the community and stay competitive as an employer Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services addresses the need to attract and retain diverse and talented staff, reduce turnover rates and improve job satisfaction.
ClimateCARE: Engaging a vulnerable community to face climate change...
7/25/2017
ClimateCARE: Engaging a vulnerable community to face climate change threats
Pollution, rising sea levels and climate change threaten East Boston. The majority of the 40,000 residents in the neighborhood are immigrants and people of color who faced social, economic and linguistic barriers to understand and address these issues until the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing's inclusive community engagement process began.
Working together to create a difference
7/24/2017
Working together to create a difference
Community revitalization is most effective when partners from all levels work together. Yet, due to years of minimal funding and competition among agencies, there were few examples of that in the city of San Bernardino, CA, which filed for bankruptcy in 2012.
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