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Affordable housing laws are not a solution. They are a symptom.

Affordable housing laws are not a solution. They are not even a partial solution. They are, at best, tokenism. They are a symptom.

Some people want the federal government to treat symptoms rather than problems. 1,468 more words

Editorial: Bend could be about to get its biggest affordable housing development

It’s easy to find examples of how bad Bend’s affordable housing problem is. Today, we’d like to write about some progress.

Bend could be about to get its largest affordable housing project ever: Stillwater Crossing. 18 more words

Opinion

Pandemic-Informed Housing

PEER Homes is learning lessons from the novel coronavirus pandemic to design and build housing that can slow the spread of pathogens.

We should all be thoroughly washing our hands more often, and scrubbing as soon as we walk in the door is a proven method for keeping our homes free from the pathogens we picked up while out and about. 229 more words

Thirdhand Smoke Informational Webinar

NAHRO from time-to-time shares information and webinars from affordable housing partners. Today we are sharing an upcoming webinar from the Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center.

Thirdhand Smoke: 220 more words

Affordable Housing

Notice on CARES Extension and Reporting Released

On September 14, HUD issued Notice PIH-2020-24 titled “Extension of Period of Availability for CARES Act Supplemental Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Funds, Guidance on CARES Act Financial Reporting Requirements (FDS and Quarterly Reporting), and Other CARES Act Provisions.” The notice provides information on funding extensions, annual reporting, & quarterly reporting for PHAs that have received supplemental funding via the CARES Act. 27 more words

Affordable Housing

Economic Elites and Support for Housing Affordability Policy: How a Housing-Health Belief Matters

Selena E. Ortiz, Penn State University

Gary J. Adler, Jr., Penn State University

Bobbie L. Johannes, Penn State University

Housing is directly linked to almost all social injustices, from education to food security, and from neighborhood walkability to air, water, and noise pollution. 665 more words

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