When wealthy investors treat homes like poker chips, it is the tenants who end up losing. How do we interrupt the vicious cycle of speculation and displacement?
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An interview with Mona Mangat, vice president of safety and justice initiatives at LISC. We talked with Mona Mangat, vice president of safety and justice initiatives at LISC,
There was much speculation last year about whether and how Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg would enter the affordable housing space. We got our first peek today . . .
Rubinger was at LISC’s founding and from 1999 to June 2016, he headed the organization, steering it most recently on a path toward comprehensive community development rather than just housing work.
When I tell people that food pantries can be a new and innovative way to help lift up communities, they look at me as if I’m a bit out of […]
If you think what’s wrong with CDCs today is their failure to “go to scale,” you are looking in the fundamentally wrong direction, asking the wrong questions. While I do […]
CDCs and their support organizations consider what it takes to weather the recession—from business model changes to different funding streams to mergers.
The nonprofit housing development field has myriad intermediaries and support organizations, but no one unified voice. Should it have one?
Will Hurricane Katrina change the way intermediaries do business?
Moving beyond bricks and mortar, community development corporations are taking on more diverse and comprehensive roles in redeveloping their communities. Are CDCs up to the challenge? Do they have the […]