A multi-faceted technical assistance resource for Public Housing Agencies and their partners who want to end homelessness. The Tookit is organized into five main sections: (1) Housing Choice Vouchers, (2) Public Housing, (3) Project-Based Vouchers, (4) Unique PHA Programs & Initiatives, (5) Primer on Homelessness ans Supportive Housing.
Author/PublisherCorporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)
WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) announced today its Healthy Housing Rewards™ initiative aimed at providing a financial incentive for borrowers who incorporate healthy design features for newly constructed or rehabilitated affordable multifamily rental properties. Healthy Housing Rewards is one of several partnerships that Fannie Mae is advancing as part of a corporate-wide effort called Sustainable Communities Partnerships and Innovation.
May 25, 2017
Financial Incentive Offered to Multifamily Borrowers Incorporating Healthy Design Features in Affordable Housing
On March 2, 2017 the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr. as the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by a 58 to 41 vote. Dr. Carson’s confirmation followed a relatively non-controversial nomination hearing in January and a straight-forward procedural vote in late February that advanced his nomination to the Senate floor.
Mar 2, 2017
Dr. Ben Carson becomes HUD Secretary with 58 to 41 vote in the Senate
Important but admittedly unsurprising results out of Philadelphia regarding health outcomes and gentrification. Both "white" and "black" gentrification led to poorer self-reported health status among residents of now-gentrified neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
Author/PublisherRichard Florida for CITYLAB
Community development, East Coast, Health, Housing, Metrics, Racial inequalities, Research