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Preserving affordability in a gentrifying neighborhood through comm...
4/21/2017
Preserving affordability in a gentrifying neighborhood through community building and engagement
Blighted low-income areas in Houston offer attractive opportunities for developers, but luxury townhomes change the character of historic neighborhoods and threaten to displace residents. Avenue Community Development Corp's challenge is to help low-income families remain in their neighborhoods and enable them to participate in the community's revitalization.
Creating opportunity: Lifting home values in slow recovery neighbor...
4/20/2017
Creating opportunity: Lifting home values in slow recovery neighborhoods
While economic opportunity has returned to some Atlanta neighborhoods, more than 90,000 homeowners still encounter blight and vacant homes in their communities. Those condition call urgently for a scaled response to stabilize neighborhoods and recover lost wealth.<br />  
Creating neighborhoods of opportunity through affordable housing
4/19/2017
Creating neighborhoods of opportunity through affordable housing
Over the years, the 58-acre Fred Young Farm Labor Camp, known as "El Campo" and home to 253 families, had deteriorated into an isolated slum community with the accompanying ills of crime, poverty and hopelessness. In 2007, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition (CVHC) was asked to take it over.
Building a leadership pipeline as high as Appalachia
4/19/2017
Building a leadership pipeline as high as Appalachia
To revitalize two struggling Pittsburgh neighborhoods by investing in people and leadership within those communities.
Vacant bank building donation gives nonprofits room to grow
4/18/2017
Vacant bank building donation gives nonprofits room to grow
When a big regional bank moved one of its departments to another site, it left a sprawling office building in downtown Green Bay. After the building was donated to NeighborWorks Green Bay, it wanted to find a sustainable way to use the space.
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. 
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