NeighborWorks Works is a collaboration book that showcases our network's innovative solutions in affordable housing and community development.
Our network organizations are doing work that not only get results but can serve as a model for other organizations facing similar issues across the country. This book will help policymakers, funders, media, potential partners and industry professionals examine trends, challenges and potential solutions in creating economic opportunity in all American communities.
An asset-based, participatory approach to redevelopment
The sale of a neglected historic landmark for Raleigh's African-American community highlighted concerns about gentrification and displacement. A NeighborWorks network organization stepped in to create a redevelopment plan that would respect the neighborhood's culture and respond to residents' needs.