VA home loan guaranties and community land trusts are perfect partners—but not everyone knows that yet.
Mar 27, 2015 Shelterforce
Federal funding to end veteran homelessness has had a real impact, but a nationwide shortage of affordable housing could make its success temporary.
Mar 24, 2015 Shelterforce
A look at what HUD-VASH supportive housing vouchers can do, from the perspective of one of the agencies administering them.
Mar 14, 2015 Shelterforce
Surprising insights on messaging from the front lines of NIMBY.
Feb 27, 2015 Shelterforce
We are so close to this goal. We should not change our focus before we meet it.
Feb 18, 2015 Shelterforce
The three very different stories of the building trades in Atlanta, Denver, and Portland show just how much urban development patterns affect workers.
Feb 6, 2015 Shelterforce
Dana Hawkins-Simons writes about how the Denver TOD Fund produces and ensures equitable, affordable development around the city's expanding transportation network.
Aug 24, 2014 Shelterforce
Impact investing isn't just a new source of funding for nonprofits from the private sector. The government can (and should!) be a catalyst in shaping the market through policies that support investments with a greater social impact.
May 7, 2014 Shelterforce
Lisa Hall gives an overview of impact investing in this enlightening, introduction-type piece. She shares the potential and the new opportunities for community development that are coming out of this emerging field.
Apr 11, 2014 Shelterforce
Two innovative community development funds are behind big impact on affordable housing in New York and Colorado. Enterprise Community Partners spells out how they're structured, the lessons they've learned, and why it's not that scary.
Apr 5, 2014 Shelterforce