At our Network Commons live discussion on May 6, 2020, we discussed the critical role community development work plays in supporting resilience and healthy communities now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As HUD moves to repeal AFFH, it’s time for action
Do any of these scenarios sound familiar?: You’re trying to set up financing for a project, but the people you’re talking to don’t seem to realize that you will have to cover an appraisal gap because the sales price of the finished house will be less than what it cost you buy and rehab it. …
Interested in developing a health strategy with partnerships outside of your own sector? Our August 8th webinar explored how to do it.
Nancy O. Andrews, former president and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund, confronts the unfinished work ahead for the community development sector.
The importance of housing to create health is increasingly proven.
This playbook guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems. Gain practical advice on navigating the vast healthcare ecosystem with your organizational assets in mind. Create your roadmap for partnership!
In Ashland, California, cross-sector partnerships between community development, public health, and city government are building community and reinvesting in housing.
Research is documenting the harmful effects on children when families must keep moving to find a safe, affordable home.
At a recent community event, someone made a reflection that stuck with me. “The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety,” said Jonathan Goyer, an expert advisor to Governor Gina Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force and a person in long-time recovery. “It’s connectedness.”
Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.