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5th Annual Housing Is Summit on May 16-17

On May 16-17, over 300 practitioners, policymakers, executives, and researchers gathered in Washington, D.C., for CLPHA’s fifth annual Housing Is Summit, an event highlighting collaboration among the housing, education, and health sectors.

View Summit session summaries and video recordings
 

Elements of a Successful Partnership

With generous support from the MacArthur Foundation, CLPHA developed an in-depth report on regional housing-education collaborations taking place at housing authorities across the Pacific-Northwest.

Read the Multimedia Report
 

National Snapshot of PHA-Health Partnerships

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) provides new data about public housing authorities’ partnerships with the health sector and offers recommendations to encourage collaboration between these affordable housing providers and their health system partners.

Read the Report
 

Housing Is Summit 2019: Keynote Recap

Day Two of this year's Housing Is Summit began with an electrifying keynote by Dr. Camara Jones, a renowned epidemiologist and public health leader, who talked about the role of "social determinants of inequity" as they relate to health disparities and disparities in other key outcomes. 

View summary and video recording of Dr. Jones' keynote.
 
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News Article
Community:
Aug 1, 2016
Boulder County, Colo., pioneered the movement. What can others learn from their experience?

Authored by: Mattie Quinn for Governing the State and Localities
Topics: Cost effectiveness, Data sharing, Dual-eligibles, Food insecurity, Health, Homelessness, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Medicaid / Medicare, Partnerships, Place-based, Supportive housing, West Coast
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Community:
Dec 6, 2017
It adds to the growing body of evidence that addressing homelessness saves money elsewhere.

Authored by: J.B. Wogan for Governing the States and Localities
Topics: Cost effectiveness, Criminal justice, Health, Healthy homes, Homelessness, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Place-based, Preventative care, Research, Stability, West Coast
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Community:
Dec 12, 2017
In a new three-part video series, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy explores how energy efficiency can improve people’s health. We hear the stories of homeowners in three states. To look at efficiency’s impact in rural areas, Part One takes us to McDowell County, West Virginia.

Authored by: Sarah Hayes for the American Council on an Energy-Efficient Economy
Topics: Asthma, Energy, Green, Health, Healthy homes, Housing, Place-based, Safety, Seniors, Sustainability
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018

Our new three-part video series explores the health impacts of energy efficiency

Video
Dec 12, 2017
Sarah Hayes for the American Council on an Energy-Efficient Economy
In a new three-part video series, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy explores how energy efficiency can improve people’s health. We hear the stories of homeowners in three states. To look at efficiency’s impact in rural areas, Part One takes us to McDowell County, West Virginia.
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Community:
Jun 1, 2017
Over the past year, the United States Conference of Mayors and the Brookings Institution, along with the Project for Public Spaces have worked together to capture a new model of growth that is emerging in cities and the particular roles that mayors can play.

Authored by: Julie Wagner, Jennifer S. Vey, Steve Davies, and Nathan Storring for Brookings Institute
Topics: Asset building, Community development, Cost effectiveness, Funding, Legislation & Policy, Place-based, Research
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018

Advancing a new wave of urban competitiveness: The role of mayors in the rise of innovation districts

Report
Jun 1, 2017
Julie Wagner, Jennifer S. Vey, Steve Davies, and Nathan Storring for Brookings Institute
Over the past year, the United States Conference of Mayors and the Brookings Institution, along with the Project for Public Spaces have worked together to capture a new model of growth that is emerging in cities and the particular roles that mayors can play.
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Community:
Dec 21, 2017

Authored by: Domenick Lasorsa for the National League of Cities
Topics: Community development, Cost effectiveness, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Metrics, Partnerships, Place-based, Research, Stability, Workforce development
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Research
Community:
Jan 18, 2018
A new study suggests that America’s great nutritional divide goes deeper than the problem of food access within cities.

Authored by: Richard Florida for City Lab
Topics: Child welfare, Food insecurity, Health, Low-income, Nutrition, Obesity, Racial inequalities, Research
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Research
Community:
Jan 1, 2018

Authored by: Michelle S. Manno and Jennifer Miller Gaubert for Implementation Research Incubator (MDRC)
Topics: Research
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Community:
Jan 1, 2018
A Promising Approach to Improving Student Outcomes

Authored by: Janet Quint and Barbara Condliffe for MDRC
Topics: Child welfare, Education, Funding, Mental health, Metrics, Place-based, Research, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Feb 5, 2018
Graduation rates in Arkansas have improved for all racial groups under this program

Authored by: Meredith Kolodner for The Hechinger Report
Topics: Cost effectiveness, Dual-generation, Education, Family engagement, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Post-secondary, Racial inequalities, South, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Jan 24, 2018

Authored by: Lee Romney for EdSource
Topics: Child welfare, Early childhood, Education, Mental health, Post-secondary, Research, Safety, South, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Jan 29, 2018
Chicago’s troubling homicide rate could be significantly reduced through a massive increase in state spending for Chicago schools.

Authored by: Larry Yellen for Fox 32
Topics: Child welfare, Community development, Cost effectiveness, Education, Funding, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Midwest, Research, Safety, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Feb 5, 2018
A Nashville elementary school takes a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed practices, creating a space where students feel known and supported.

Authored by: Tom Berger for Edutopia
Topics: Child welfare, Depression, Domestic violence, Education, Low-income, Mental health, Safety, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Feb 15, 2018

Authored by: Jon Marcus and Matt Krupnick for The Hechinger Report (originally featured in The Atlantic)
Topics: Community development, Education, Family engagement, Low-income, Midwest, Post-secondary, Research, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Community:
Mar 6, 2018
MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research firm, released encouraging results from a demonstration, funded by Robin Hood, of two aligned interventions in New York City.

Authored by: MDRC
Topics: Early childhood, Education, Grade-level proficiency, Low-income, Metrics, Racial inequalities, Research, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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Community:
Jun 29, 2017
Violent-crime arrests drop by 33 percent for program participants.

Authored by: UChicago News
Topics: Child welfare, Criminal justice, Education, Low-income, Midwest, Mobility, Out-of-school time, Post-secondary, Racial inequalities, Research, Safety, Substance abuse, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Mar 14, 2018
Education leaders reconvened on Tuesday to continue discussing how to help kids by helping their parents. The approach, known as the “Two-Gen” method is based on data showing a child’s trajectory is largely determined by their parents’ stability.

Authored by: Ryan McKinnon for the Herald-Tribune
Topics: Child welfare, Dual-generation, Education, Family engagement, Literacy, Low-income, School-readiness, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Housing Is on Jul 5, 2018

How to Change the Trajectory of Low-Income Children? Help the Parents.

News Article
Mar 14, 2018
Ryan McKinnon for the Herald-Tribune
Education leaders reconvened on Tuesday to continue discussing how to help kids by helping their parents. The approach, known as the “Two-Gen” method is based on data showing a child’s trajectory is largely determined by their parents’ stability.
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News Article
Community:
Jul 3, 2018
Researchers have shown — and teachers know — that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up in safe neighborhoods. But a Johns Hopkins University sociologist discovered that the consequences of neighborhood violence reach further than previously known, even spilling over to students who come from safe neighborhoods. Using crime and student data from Chicago, Julia Burdick-Will linked exposure to neighborhood violence to a drop in test scores, an effect that extended to students coming from communities that experienced little or no violence.

Authored by: Moriah Balingit for The Washington Post
Topics: Attendance, Child welfare, Community development, Depression, Education, Health, Low-income, Mental health, Midwest, Out-of-school time, Post-secondary, Racial inequalities, Research, Youth
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Jul 3, 2018

What happens when schoolchildren live in violent neighborhoods? The effects are broader than previously known, a study finds.

News Article
Jul 3, 2018
Moriah Balingit for The Washington Post
Researchers have shown — and teachers know — that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up in safe neighborhoods.
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News Article
Community:
Jul 2, 2018
Poor children don't struggle in school because of their parents. They struggle because of poverty.

Authored by: Mical Raz for The Washington Post
Topics: Attendance, Child welfare, Dual-generation, Early childhood, Education, Family engagement, Food insecurity, Grade-level proficiency, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Literacy, Low-income, Out-of-school time, Post-secondary, Racial inequalities, Research, School-readiness, Youth
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Jul 3, 2018
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Community:
Nov 1, 2017
Why do some neighborhoods appear able to launch effective local improvement initiatives, while others are more hampered by fragmentation and mistrust? Why can some communities mobilize diverse constituencies to influence public policy, while others cannot? Answers to these questions may be found in the specific patterns of collaboration that form among community organizations, and between these groups, schools, public agencies, and elected officials, according to MDRC, a preeminent social-policy research organization.

Authored by: MDRC
Topics: Asset building, Child welfare, Community development, Data sharing, Dual-generation, Education, Family engagement, Funding, Health, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Metrics, Midwest, Mobility, Out-of-school time, Partnerships, Place-based, Preventative care, Research, Safety, Stability, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Jun 29, 2018

Network Effectiveness in Community Collaborations: Learning from the Chicago Community Networks Study

Report
Nov 1, 2017
MDRC
Why do some neighborhoods appear able to launch effective local improvement initiatives, while others are more hampered by fragmentation and mistrust? Why can some communities mobilize diverse constituencies to influence public policy, while others cannot?
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Community:
Jun 8, 2018
What is the difference between communities that are able to recover from disinvestment and those that cannot? The answer, according to recent research from MDRC, are the presence of strong social networks.

Authored by: Maurice A. Jones for Stanford Social Innovation Review
Topics: Disabilities
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Jun 28, 2018
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Video
Community:
May 23, 2018
The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) hosted The Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 3-4, 2018 with 300 partners across the housing, education, and healthcare sectors. Access video recordings of the Summit's keynote speakers (HUD Secretary Ben Carson, John Bridgeland, Matthew Morton), plenary panels (on topics that cut across sectors like anchor institutions, data collaboration, stability, and foundation investments), and select breakout sessions focused on the intersections of housing, education, and health.

Authored by: Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
Topics: Affordable Care Act, Attendance, Child welfare, CLPHA, Community development, Data sharing, Dual-eligibles, Dual-generation, Early childhood, Education, Funding, Grade-level proficiency, Health, Healthy homes, Homelessness, Housing, Legislation & Policy, Low-income, Medicaid / Medicare, Mental health, Metrics, MTW, Out-of-school time, Partnerships, Place-based, Preventative care, Racial inequalities, Research, School-readiness, Seniors, Stability, Substance abuse, Supportive housing, Sustainability, TA, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Steve Lucas on May 23, 2018

2018 CLPHA Housing Is Summit - Video Recordings

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) hosted The Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 3-4, 2018 with 200 partners across the housing, education, and healthcare sectors. The Summit highlighted the ways that we can transform systems to better serve low-income people with two days of plenary speakers/panels, breakout sessions, and caucus discussions geared toward intersectional thinking and ways to take action. 

Video
May 23, 2018
Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) hosted The Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 3-4, 2018 with 300 partners across the housing, education, and healthcare sectors.
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Webinar
Community:
Feb 27, 2018
Worksheet from CLPHA's February 2018 Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project and Grantmakers in Health

Authored by: CLPHA, and Health Impact Project (Pew/RWJF)
Topics:
Shared by Steve Lucas on Feb 27, 2018

CLPHA Health Strategic Planning Workshop Worksheet

The 2018 CLPHA Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project (a collaboration of Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and Grantmakers in Health, convened over 35 communities across the country. Participating teams included internal PHA staff at member agencies who work on health-related initiatives as well as external partners that provide services, education, and other health resources for residents.

Webinar
Feb 27, 2018
CLPHA, and Health Impact Project (Pew/RWJF)
Worksheet from CLPHA's February 2018 Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project and Grantmakers in Health
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Webinar
Community:
Feb 21, 2018
Presentation from CLPHA's February 2018 Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project and Grantmakers in Health

Authored by: CLPHA, Health Impact Project (Pew/RWJF), and Grantmakers in Health
Topics: Affordable Care Act, CLPHA, Community development, Data sharing, Health, Healthy homes, Homelessness, Housing, Medicaid / Medicare, Mental health, Obesity, Partnerships, Place-based, Research, Supportive housing, TA
Shared by Steve Lucas on Feb 27, 2018

CLPHA Health Strategic Planning Workshop Presentation

The 2018 CLPHA Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project (a collaboration of Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and Grantmakers in Health, convened over 35 communities across the country. Participating teams included internal PHA staff at member agencies who work on health-related initiatives as well as external partners that provide services, education, and other health resources for residents.

Webinar
Feb 21, 2018
CLPHA, Health Impact Project (Pew/RWJF), and Grantmakers in Health
Presentation from CLPHA's February 2018 Health Strategic Planning Workshop, co-facilitated with Health Impact Project and Grantmakers in Health
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Interactive
Community:
Jan 8, 2018
An interactive tool that aggregates over 500,000 transactions from three programs that drive investment into underserved communities—the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) and New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) programs. The investments support a range of activities, from affordable housing to commercial real estate development, consumer and business lending, and more. The CIE was built to show geographic comparisons and trends over time in a way that is easily customizable. For example, some users will view the full range of investment activity; others, only business and commercial real estate loans.

Authored by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Topics: Housing, Midwest, Research
Shared by Abra Lyons-Warren on Jan 11, 2018

Community Investment Explorer

Interactive
Jan 8, 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
An interactive tool that aggregates over 500,000 transactions from three programs that drive investment into underserved communities—the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) and New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) programs.
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Community:
Jan 8, 2018
Increasingly, a wide range of entities—housers, educators, cities—are using data sharing as a way to increase effectiveness across systems. Data sharing exemplifies this community of practice’s intent to align systems to improve life outcomes for low-income children. We have many robust examples on the local level and this panel will discuss what data systems beyond local partners can look like and accomplish. Dennis Culhane, Co-Principal Investigator, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice

Authored by: CLPHA
Topics: Asset building, CLPHA, Data sharing, Education, Housing, Low-income, Metrics, Partnerships, Research
Shared by CLPHA Admin on Jan 8, 2018