This week, three SAHF members were recognized for their efforts to bring quality, affordable rental homes to people across the country. All three properties serve as strong examples of how homes provided by high-capacity, mission-driven housing providers can make a different for individuals, communities, and our country.
As a mission-driven nonprofit affordable housing provider, CommonBond offers housing stability services to residents facing eviction. Their new study shows that every $1 they invest yields a $4 social return.
SAHF participated in the National Housing Conference's Opportunity Zones Task Force, which offered comments on how Treasury could offer guidance and exercise its statutory authority when implementing the Opportunity Zones program in order to prevent abuse and ensure the incentive benefits low-income people.
The National Housing Trust, in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners and People's Action, is launching a special effort to elevate housing issues at the federal, state and local level using a grassroots campaign strategy called: "Where Will We Live."
In 2017, Mercy Housing partnered with Bright Power and the Affordable Community Energy Services Company on an innovating financing approach, which gives Mercy Housing the ability to complete upgrades and use project savings to pay for the upgrades over a 10-year period.
Every person at Inniswood Village, a new senior-living community in Westerville operated by National Church Residences, receives an iPad equipped with the technology, plus training on how to use it, as part of moving into an independent-living apartment.
A new study by the Urban Institute provides an overview of the current landscape of housing assistance, its central role in the safety net, the evidence on contemporary policy proposals, and identifies critical gaps in our knowledge that suggest the need for more investigation prior to policy changes.