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May/Jun 1996

Issue #87

Editor’s Note

Community Building Finds a Home

What do community-based, affordable housing developers do? We know they build houses: bricks and mortar, glass and steel, places where people live. But that’s not all, is it? Since their […]


Empowering Redevelopment: Toward a Different CDC

The community development corporation (CDC) has crept relatively quietly into the struggle to rebuild cities in the last 30 years. CDCs have built housing, started small businesses, and provided social […]

Community Development Field

Citywide CDCs: Chicago CDCs Increase Efficiency

It’s time for community-based CDCs to think strategically about how they can survive the onslaught of challenges currently facing them.


Shelter Shorts

The Rich Get Richer Still… The Census Bureau recently found that the gap between incomes of the most affluent Americans and everyone else was wider than since the end of […]

Organizing Strategy

Organize! Shedding Some Light on Fighting the Right

Draconian cutbacks in health, welfare and housing services, attacks on the civil rights of people of color, gays and lesbians, immigrants, and the reproductive rights of all women has solidified […]


Habits of the Heart

Habits of the Heart, by Robert Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton. 1986. Berkeley, California, University of California Press. Updated with a new introduction […]


Washington News and Views

National Advocacy Groups Write to Leach, Banking Committee Democrats On CRA By Allen Fishbein Twelve national community reinvestment and housing development groups have written to House Banking Committee Chair Jim […]