National Housing Week of Action JULY 22-29

National Housing Week of Action JULY 22-29

LIFT YOUR VOICE  TO PROTECT  OUR HOMES AND COMMUNITIES. https://www.ourhomes-ourvoices.org/  Posted from the National Low Income Housing Coalition ABOUT OUR HOMES, OUR VOICES  Far too many families are struggling to keep a…
Housing Trust Funds in Philadelphia

Housing Trust Funds in Philadelphia

Presentation by Rick Sauer of the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations regarding use of a Housing Trust Fund in Philadelphia. Presented at Affordable Housing Advocates Annual Meeting on June…
Toward Trust: AHA Annual Meeting

Toward Trust: AHA Annual Meeting

June 22, 2017 12pm-1:30pm United Way Convening Center, 2400 Reading Road Speakers: Katy Heins of the Housing Trust Fund Project of the Center for Community Change Rick Sauer of the…

Definitions

Good: Clean, safe, decent, in good repair, correct size and number of rooms; with the potential to help people overcome poverty, build stability, and improve their lives; housing that improves…

Barriers and Tools for Housing

Barriers to Housing: Low wages and lack of employment opportunities (apartments out of reach of low wage workers) Income programs such as DJFS not helpful Lack of awareness, information, marketing…