I have been fortunate to work for and work with amazing leaders in the affordable housing arena. In most instances, the majority of those individuals were amazing women. It is important to celebrate those who are making waves and moving the industry forward and this blog is dedicated to those who continue to inspire and kick… Read More 4 Women Leaders in Public Housing Who Are Making Waves
The New York Housing Authority is by far the largest one in the United States. You cannot walk around the City of New York without seeing the large high rises in almost every district. The housing authority faces challenges that simply have everything to do with it’s size and scope. Lets jump into 5 things… Read More New York Housing Authority Names New Director: 5 Things to Know
One of the reasons I decided to move back to the PNW is because I missed the weather. That seems like a crazy thing to say but after 1 year of Phoenix heat, I tapped out and got my ass back to the rain. There were a number of reasons that Portland made the most… Read More Portland’s Affordable Housing Bond: Where Are We Now?
Public Housing Authorities and the Medicaid system need to work together. We are going to attempt to create a better common understanding in Portland on April 29th and April 30th. The PNRC NAHRO conference will bring together Medicaid directors from 3 states. Oregon, Washington and Arizona will send their directors to discuss affordable housing. Lets… Read More Can Medicaid Support Public Housing and Homeless Systems?- Come to Portland NAHRO to Find Out
It might sound counter-intuitive, but Arizona’s Medicaid also called AHCCCS is becoming one of the major players combating homelessness in the state. Arizona’s Medicaid system is already one of the most well run and well thought Medicaid programs in the country. The advances by AHCCCS, their health plans, behavioral health plans and providers are well… Read More Arizona’s Medicaid System is Fighting Homelessness
We ran this series last year to highlight several leaders in public housing. Today we are going to look at a couple more leaders you should know. Greg Forner- New Orleans- In June 2014, Gregg Fortner was appointed Executive Director of the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) to manage the daily operations of the… Read More 5 Public Housing Leaders You Should Know About
This article was written by Olivia Caldwell and was originally posted on the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa’s website. The original article can be found here- Billions of people in emerging markets live in informal, self-built housing. According to the World Bank, over 75% of the housing stock in sub-Saharan Africa is self-built. This… Read More Can an app really make housing safer for billions? iBuild’s potential