Mid-sized cities rely on CDBG and HOME grants to meet the needs of their citizens. Since mid-sized cities lack revenue-making mechanisms that large cities have, CDBG and HOME grants are critical to the well-being of cities and citizens.
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.
This handbook offers concrete strategi
Chicago’s troubling homicide rate could be significantly reduced through a massive increase in state spending for Chicago schools. That's just one of the proposals floated Monday by a prominent University of Chicago economist Jens Ludwig.
Federal, state, and local policies focused on neighborhood improvement have long emphasized the need for community organizations to share information, coordinate activities, and collaborate in the delivery of services.
Rajan Bal for NATIONAL LAW CENTER ON HOMELESSNESS & POVERTY
While three-quarters of Americans agree that housing is a human right, and an increasing number of elected offi cials are addressing it as such, our country has not put in place the policies to ensure that right, and as a consequence, millions of Americans experience homelessness in a national crisi