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Remembering Debby Visser

On December 4, we lost a good friend, thoughtful colleague, and champion for social justice in Debby Visser. Debby's career in community and economic development spanned decades, but she was […]

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Happy Holidays From All of Us to All of You

                    As we wind down 2014 and prepare for the new year, the folks at Shelterforce would like to express our thanks to you—our readers and supporters. We’ve enjoyed connecting with you through Shelterforce in print and on the web, Rooflines, and our Shelterforce Weekly newsletter, […]

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On the Cover: Transformation

So you may be wondering, what is that amazing mural on the cover of the latest issue of Shelterforce? It's called Transformation, and it was created by Chilean graffiti artist […]

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Capital Markets & Neighborhood Stabilization: Introducing the New Issue

Mark Calabria, the director of financial services regulation at the libertarian think tank Cato Institute, said recently that while “there are disagreements over the diagnosis of the [housing] problem, there […]

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Webinar: Can Lease Purchase Save Us?

As developers struggle to find buyers for rehabbed affordable homes, many are looking to a lease-purchase model to expand the pool of potential owners. But lease-purchase is far more complicated […]

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Have you participated in any bank accountability/economic justice demonstrations?

Last week, we asked readers “Have you participated in any bank accountability/economic justice demonstrations through New Bottom Line, Occupy Wall Street, or similar groups?” Here’s how you responded: You said: […]

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How do you feel about the proposed QRM rule that would exempt banks from retaining risk on mortgages

Results of the Shelterforce poll of October 12, 2011 Click continued for more results You said: “20 percent is far more than necessary to protect banks against defaults and would […]

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10-5-11 Poll: Should nonprofits manage scattered site rentals?

Selected feedback. You said: “Yes. It’s been my experience that nonprofits often do and should manage scattered site rental units. This is an especially good idea if the nonprofit has […]

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9-28-11 Poll: How do conflicting market data affect your neighborhood stabilization efforts?

You said: “Sadly, we may know our economy, but the funding sources require us to use the economists or market study data that may be less accurate. Very, very frustrating.” […]

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Looking Ahead: Shelterforce’s 36th Anniversary Issue

In the latest issue of Shelterforce, we examine housing and community development not only by looking back, but also by offering critical analysis for the future in a way that […]

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Beyond the Cover Lines: Affordable Housing & TOD

Transit-oriented development has long been a buzz-worthy concept in planning and community development circles, and while there have been real successes in creating affordable housing that is close to transit, […]

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Beyond the Cover Lines: Affordable Housing & TOD

Transit-oriented development has long been a buzz-worthy concept in planning and community development circles, and while there have been real successes in creating affordable housing that is close to transit, […]

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NHI Activities

Woody Widrow, NHI board member and former Shelterforce editor, was the recipient of one of the New Jersey Tenants Organization (NJTO) Ronald Atlas Tenant Leadership Awards last June. These awards […]