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“'Resilience' made #6 on The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Top 10 list of buzzwords for 2012 because it is...
Imagine calling the police because you were in danger of your life. Now imagine getting evicted for doing so.
“Let’s invest in what works,” is a common and recurring slogan that has gained currency in recent years and why...
Last week, we asked you to share your thoughts on preserving the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Here’s how you responded. Selected reader comments at the...
As he retires, the founder of the Poverty and Race Research Action Council reflects on the fields of urban planning, community development, and fair housing.
A pair of funds backed by philanthropic heavy hitters tries to take advantage of a moment when all eyes are on housing.
Blaming community development corporations (CDCs) for the high cost of affordable housing construction is not only misguided, but it ignores the work of CDCs and nonprofits that are leading efforts to reduce costs in the key areas of financing, construction, and land costs.
Mark Constantine gives us a view of one foundation’s attempt to learn to walk the walk and how that commitment can influence the work one organization does to create a culture of health in its community.
Over an organization’s 25 years in existence, how do staff and volunteers measure impact and build off of lessons learned to guide their next steps forward?
We recently published both an article and an Answer column that shows how one group in Philadelphia, WPRE/NR, is challenging the conventional wisdom that...
New Jersey Community Capital shakes up our ideas of how nonprofit housers can and should approach neighborhood stabilization
Financial coaching and small business development services should be right up there next to learning English.