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West Virginia group launches flood-relief project
1/4/2017
West Virginia group launches flood-relief project
When the worst flooding in five years hit West Virginia, this NeighborWorks network member stepped up to assure speedy home repair or replacement for affected families in 12 counties.
Lending partnership helps homeowners, neighborhoods and city
1/4/2017
Lending partnership helps homeowners, neighborhoods and city
An overwhelming challenge becomes doable: Program to help rehab homes with forgivable loans helps save at-risk Iowa homes and neighborhoods.
Maria Garciaz celebrates 30 years of powerful progress
1/3/2017
Maria Garciaz celebrates 30 years of powerful progress
This community development leader from Salt Lake City shows what can be accomplished when enlisting and training diverse residents as your partners. She shares some of her "ah ha" moments.
From flood to framework: Building collaboration across state lines
12/30/2016
From flood to framework: Building collaboration across state lines
In 1993, the Great Flood along the Mississippi River caused $15 billion in damages across 30,000 square miles in a tri-state region stretching through Missouri, Iowa and Illinois. Recovery efforts required coordination with multiple government agencies across state lines.
A new financing tool for affordable housing and economic development
12/29/2016
A new financing tool for affordable housing and economic development
Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) developed the first LIHTC project in New York City with Enterprise Community Partners in the early 1990s.
The Farmory: Indoor farm gives a downtown neighborhood a healthy boost
12/28/2016
The Farmory: Indoor farm gives a downtown neighborhood a healthy boost
Despite revitalization, a low-income area in downtown Green Bay still suffered from lingering poverty. NeighborWorks Green Bay came up with a plan to provide food, jobs and educational opportunities.
New paradigm for a new millennium
12/23/2016
New paradigm for a new millennium
Penquis formed MainStream Finance to serve as a community development financial institution. It offers educational and financial services to support homebuyers as well as residents who desire to start or grow a small business.
Manufactured housing done right with the Next Step Network
12/22/2016
Manufactured housing done right with the Next Step Network
In 2004, the nonprofit corporation Frontier Housing pledged to cut its building cycle times in half. To meet this challenge, the organization recognized manufactured housing as the obvious choice.
Creating employment opportunities for the hard-to-place
12/21/2016
Creating employment opportunities for the hard-to-place
When Primavera Foundation staff and volunteers began hearing reports of scamming and abuse from the individuals living in their shelter and rental housing programs, they implemented a two-prong approach to address it.
Creating a culture of health using economic development tools
12/21/2016
Creating a culture of health using economic development tools
Diabetes is prevalent among low-to-moderate income households and people of color, including Latinos. To address this growing concern in Texas, home to a large Latino population, Business and Community Lenders of Texas partnered with organizations and individuals to help change eating habits.
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