Keli A. Tianga

Keli A. Tianga
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Keli A. Tianga is the former senior editor of Shelterforce.

Historic, and Green, and Affordable, and at (Some) Scale?

Iberville Offsites—the collective name of the 46 historic homes throughout New Orleans’ Treme neighborhood, restored and preserved as low-income affordable housing—received the 2014 National Trust/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation earlier this week. “This project is proof that eliminating blight, providing affordable housing and maintaining the historic fabric of our neighborhoods are not […]

A Win for the CLT And Inclusionary Housing Community

The NHI family is very pleased to share the news that our op-ed, “Faith in land trusts: Time to consider the middle ground of housing,” appears in The Boston Globe today. Publication of the article by National Housing Institute executive director Harold Simon, with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy president and CEO George McCarthy, is a […]

2014 Elections: The Takeaway for Housing and Community Development Policy

Enterprise Community Partners created this quick yet comprehensive analysis of the implications of the election on housing and community development programs that we here at Shelterforce and Rooflines have found helpful. (Photo credit, Flickr user Carl CC BY-SA 2.0)

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Much More Work Remains

Comparing and contrasting both the impact and response to Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, through storytelling.

Finding and Fostering Entreprenuerial Spirit in Underserved Communities

As communities undergo transformation, giving neighborhood entrepreneurs the opportunity to grow their businesses and be part of that transformation.