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Community Land Trusts and Stable Affordable Housing

The use of community land trusts (CLTs) is an increasingly common strategy to ensure the availability of permanently affordable housing for residents who might otherwise be priced out of their neighborhoods.



Rent-to-Own Program Rehabilitates Abandoned and Foreclosed Properties

A partnership between a community development financial institution and a community development corporation is meeting two needs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“The State of the Nation’s Housing” Report Describes a Strong Homeownership Market but a Lack of Affordable Rental Options

According to the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies’ recently released “State of the Nation’s Housing 2019” report, the United States is not producing enough housing to keep up with household growth.

Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Hong Kong

Most global cities experience challenges in providing affordable housing. For the second city in our series on affordable housing, we examine Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China.

South Bend’s Vacant and Abandoned Housing Challenge: 1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days

The large number of abandoned and vacant homes in South Bend, Indiana, was one of Pete Buttigieg’s top priorities during his successful 2011 campaign for mayor.



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