Of the 987 low-income renters whose rents were reported through a pilot program, 79 percent saw their VantageScore increase by an average of 23 points, and 15 percent moved into a lower credit score risk tier.
In the 1990s, Rochester, New York, had an alarmingly large number of children who had elevated lead levels in their blood. Decades later, the rate has decreased by 85 percent. This is how a local coalition made it happen.
Artists have left their mark on Station North and paved the way for an arts district, but the organically-developed communal live/work spaces that play such a vital role in helping make Baltimore an arts mecca are an endangered species.
Anchor institutions are beginning to realize that they face similar challenges and, by joining forces, can accomplish goals that once seemed out of reach.
This book is a major contribution to increasing knowledge and awareness of how far the community development finance movement has come in 30 years.
The data on the relationship between new development, affordability, and displacement is not nearly as clear-cut as advocates (of all persuasions) often imply.
Did Amazon meet its match?, Latinx homelessness, Broken Windows-clarified, Supporting victims of wage theft, One more big bank, more.
The wealth gap is probably best illustrated in the way our country has, and has not, provided access to the single most important determinant of wealth for the majority of people in the United States—home and landownership.
Hurricane Maria's toll on the mental health of those who moved, a forever home for artists in New York City, Greenwich CT is stressed out, Love a vacant lot, A federal watchdog shouldn't watch itself, Social isolation remedies, more.
New York’s rent regulation laws, which protect over 1 million renter households in New York City and Westchester, Nassau, and Rockland counties, are up for renewal this year.
Living in substandard housing affects your mental health as well, several studies have found.
Who will benefit most from these investments remains the biggest question.
A pair of funds backed by philanthropic heavy hitters tries to take advantage of a moment when all eyes are on housing.
Coffee shops into community assets, Sen. Crapo's plan to eliminate affordable housing goals, zoning out families, zombie properties in Florida, social determinants of health in the news, climate resilience