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Giving the community more than just roof tops
6/15/2017
Giving the community more than just roof tops
Comite began by addressing the community's housing needs, but soon realized the area it serves needed far more than roof tops.
CONNECT: Creating a one-stop shop for financial stability
5/26/2017
CONNECT: Creating a one-stop shop for financial stability
The Neighborhood Developers' clients needed a large range of services— more than the organization could provide on its own. As a result, the nonprofit launched CONNECT to combine the services of five different agencies with a common goal of financial education. 
Foreclosure intervention: Keeping families in their homes in times ...
5/16/2017
Foreclosure intervention: Keeping families in their homes in times of financial crisis
Due to the current financial uncertainty, high unemployment rates and a devalued real estate market, residents of Puerto Rico have been afraid to invest money or buy houses; 500 families are migrating from the island every month.
Gaffney Place: Rehabbing historic homes brings neighborhood back to...
5/11/2017
Gaffney Place: Rehabbing historic homes brings neighborhood back to life
Thirty years ago, homeowners became virtually non-existent in Hillside Historic District, which spiraled into decline. In an effort to restore the neighborhood, NeighborWorks New Horizons created the Waterbury Community Investment project. 
Volunteer force fills a financial void
5/10/2017
Volunteer force fills a financial void
Financially strapped cities in northeastern Pennsylvania were filled with residents that were unable to maintain their aging homes. To turn the area around, NeighborWorks NEPA developed a force of hard workers ready to serve their neighbors. 
The Cherry Legacy Project: Raising the bar for affordable housing
5/9/2017
The Cherry Legacy Project: Raising the bar for affordable housing
The center of Toledo, Ohio, boasts some of the grandest old homes in the city, but the Olde Towne has suffered serious decline in recent decades. NeighborWorks Toledo started the Cherry Legacy Project to bring affordable, updated home. 
Collaborating to build opportunity at home
5/8/2017
Collaborating to build opportunity at home
Some Las Vegas neighborhoods lack after-school programs that help youth learn. But Nevada HAND’s organizational expertise has primarily been in affordable housing. To expand, Nevada HAND worked with a local Boys and Girls Club to bring on-site after-school care and education to its housing communities. 
Keeping families in their homes: Staving off foreclosures to preven...
5/5/2017
Keeping families in their homes: Staving off foreclosures to prevent displacement
Challenged with some of the the highest rates of foreclosures in the country, New Jersey Community Capital launched a home preservation program to assist families in need.
Boston’s Bartlett Square: A creative village is key to anti-gentrif...
5/4/2017
Boston’s Bartlett Square: A creative village is key to anti-gentrification effort
The surge of urban renewal in the Roxbury neighborhood means many residents were threatened with displacement. Nuestra responded with plans for Bartlett Place, a “creative village” with affordable rentals.
A safe place to call home: Successful housing strategies for former...
5/3/2017
A safe place to call home: Successful housing strategies for former inmates
Returning citizens face few affordable housing options, making it difficult for them to secure employment, get their lives back on track and become valuable members of the community. The Primavera Foundation set out to change that. 
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