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A new beginning
3/23/2017
A new beginning
The merger of two housing agencies into Arbor Housing and Development in 2011 created several challenges including finding a new location for the agency, tailoring that location to their specific needs, transitioning the staff and securing funding to pay for the building and its rehabilitation.
Bringing neighbors together with paint brushes and power washers
3/22/2017
Bringing neighbors together with paint brushes and power washers
Creating sustainable change in a neighborhood requires an understanding of residents' needs beginning with housing and running the gamut of services that may be taken for granted by those outside the realm of poverty. Addressing these needs can make change a reality for individual residents and an entire community.
The 'Reel' Story: A lesson in new economic development practices
3/17/2017
The 'Reel' Story: A lesson in new economic development practices
The southern Oregon fishing industry was struggling as it faced global competition, with its seafood often sold to corporate buyers for export instead of to local residents. As a result, access to fresh seafood was limited.
Home and equity restoration post Hurricane Sandy
3/16/2017
Home and equity restoration post Hurricane Sandy
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many victims had to move to rental units and face significant financial hardships. Affordable Housing Alliance was determined to address the extensive Hurricane Sandy-related needs of the community.
Unlikely partners, collective impact
3/14/2017
Unlikely partners, collective impact
Issues with health and housing were particularly prevalent for CPLC’s client base. While some families were forced to choose between medical treatment and rent payments, others had to forgo rent to pay for food. To improve the health of vulnerable families, CPLC sought a partnership with UnitedHealthcare Community and State that would merge affordable housing and healthcare service.  
Paint Your Heart Out: Giving a home and a life a lift
3/13/2017
Paint Your Heart Out: Giving a home and a life a lift
The paint on Roylene Lunt’s Provo, Utah home was peeling and the rafters were in need of repairs. NeighborWorks Provo stepped in with its annual Paint Your Heart Out event.
MonteVerdeRowe: breathing new life into a city block
3/10/2017
MonteVerdeRowe: breathing new life into a city block
Baltimore’s Park Heights neighborhood has been home for generations of families. But the community of row houses, parks and churches experienced decades of decay. One particular block of abandoned crumbling homes seemed the perfect place to launch revitalization efforts.
Affordable housing developer hosts volunteer leadership summit
3/9/2017
Affordable housing developer hosts volunteer leadership summit
Community Preservation and Development Corp. develops residents as effective, active community volunteers.
Health and housing: A vital collaboration
3/9/2017
Health and housing: A vital collaboration
Illness and injury are often the result of household hazards that can be addressed through basic repairs. Though Westside Housing had the skills and resources necessary to complete quality home repairs, it lacked the know-how and funding to pursue a healthy homes strategy.
Filling the funding gap for homeowners in rural Montana
3/8/2017
Filling the funding gap for homeowners in rural Montana
Montana has one of the highest rural population rates in the country, with about half of the residents living at or below the median income. NeighborWorks Montana needed a way to provide affordable housing solutions to its rural communities. 
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