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Homebuying trends in QM-driven market?

We are polling our HFA partners (and other program administrators) to learn about innovative practices they are using to work with lenders…

Started by Tracey Shell

2 Feb 14, 2014
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Self-Sufficiency Tools in Resident Service Offerings

On January 16, NHC and the AFI Resource Center hosted a webinar on Financial Education and Matched Savings for Affordable Housing Residents…

Started by Maya Brennan

0 Jan 24, 2014

Mapping Combined Housing and Transportation Costs

Have you tried out HUD's new Location Affordability Index yet? The index estimates the typical share of household income spent on housing a…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Jan 2, 2014

Grim picture for renters highlighted in recent report

Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies recently released a report that explores the nation's rental housing market and renta…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Dec 12, 2013

Do "Good Neighbor" Agreements Build Community Support for Affordable Housing?

My colleague Amy Clark and I are working on a new research project. We're profiling effective steps that jurisdictions can take to build ne…

Started by Robert Hickey

0 Oct 3, 2013

Housing as a Health Solution?

The state of New York is planning to build hundreds of new supportive housing units for low-income Medicaid recipients through out the stat…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Sep 19, 2013

Frequent Moves & Children's Education

Extensive research shows that moving frequently or changing schools frequently harms children's education, but there's less widely known ab…

Started by Maya Brennan

0 Sep 19, 2013

New HUD Fair Housing Rule

On Monday, I attended NHC’s Discussion on the new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule which provided an opportunity for housing stak…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Aug 8, 2013

New Blight Index and Research in Dallas

The Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity recently released a study conducted by University of Texas researchers that assesses the impact of b…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Jul 18, 2013

Affordable Housing Initiative, Indianapolis,IN

I wanted to announce our innovative affordable housing model just built in our community, Elder-Friendly Communities (EFC) the first and on…

Started by Ann Allen

0 Jun 28, 2013


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