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?
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
In 2017, I went to Amsterdam to the first ever International Public and Social Housing Festival. Public housing staff from over 20 different countries were present at events that lasted for over a week. I was the only American at the event and found the sessions and networking to be exciting and innovative in nature.… Read More 3 Reasons American Public Housing Professionals Must Attend the International Social Housing Festival In Lyon, France
Australia is in big trouble. In fact, a recent report says that Australia is going to be facing an affordable housing crisis for the next 40 years if action is not taken. Prices are inflated for both rent and homeowners. Many young people cannot even believe for a second that they will be able to… Read More Affordable Housing in Sydney Australia: Challenges and A Path Forward
By Andrea Bell & Josh Crites The Portland Metro area just passed one of the most impressive affordable housing bonds in the country. Voters agreed to a $658 million-dollar bond that will help develop upwards of 4,000 affordable housing units over the next decade. What populations will be served is not yet known but it… Read More Portland’s Metro Affordable Housing Bond: How Medicaid Could Fund The Services