NSP at Halftime
The federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program is a welcome source of funds in struggling communities, and it has had a massive effect on the nature of the response to the problem of vacant foreclosed property. As NSP3 gets underway and the NSP1 obligation period comes to a close, Shelterforce looks back at NSP so far.
Getting to the Root of the Problem
Given the focus on investing stimulus dollars as soon as possible, we’re likely to see little support for long-term stewardship. How can we develop long-term community assets?
A Good Start, But Let’s Move Away From Yesterday’s Priorities
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provided states and metropolitan areas $26.6 billion in transportation funds that could be spent on...