Middle neighborhoods are places where home prices are generally affordable to the average household. But, these neighborhoods are often on the edge between growth and decline.
The front porch is a space in-between our private family space and our more public spaces where we create our own definition of “community.” In many parts of Chicago, this space is often a battleground.
A: No, they do not. Market-rate developers are business people. They charge as much as the market will bear. When housing prices go up . . .
Examples of projects around the country that are infusing community development with creativity and collaboration and stimulating the potential for unique mental health benefits.
ProMedica and LISC team up to fund place-based investments in the hope of improving health outcomes for residents. How do they do it?
As housing becomes ever more urgent an issue, California's model for running a statewide ballot campaign offers insights to organizations around the nation.
While individual-level interventions are beneficial, characterizing them as efforts to address social determinants of health conveys a false sense of progress.
In years past, the community development field imagined how to change the world. So, what would it take to change anew? Nancy O. Andrews argues that it takes asking ourselves the right questions.
Using homeownership as an asset-building mechanism and retirement plan might not be a great thing for our society.
Racial Diversity in Community Development Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion on the Field’s Past, and...
Several national organizations in the community development field have experienced transitions from white leadership to people of color.
Because recent advocacy has succeeded in achieving a change in government accounting standards that led many cities and states to disclose the total costs of the tax abatements they provided last year for the very first time, we now are gaining a better sense of just how much these abatements take away from education and other public services.
A coalition's comprehensive study on the Detroit region’s water ills also acts as a road map to organizers' work around water justice.
Making cities good places for children, A Black arts and culture district in Baltimore, A test for universal basic income, Nonprofit developers get a win, The politics of housing in California, more.