Social housing has a rich and strong history throughout Europe. Some countries have hundreds of years of experience and have produced amazing leaders who changed their communities and countries for the better. The same holds true now and there are countless people in the social housing industry in Europe leading the way. While it is… Read More 6 Young Social Housing Leaders in Europe You Should Know
By Phillip Morrison-Gale Over the past 6 years, ‘The Hub Project’ has provided a wide range of housing and skills outreach activities to meet the individual needs of Looked after Children (LAC) aging out of care in the Shetland Islands. Service users of the Hub were provided with safe, comfortable accommodation and regular access to support… Read More Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council reflect on the improved social outcomes for young Islanders thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
For the first time in four years, the Los Angeles County Homeless Count saw a 3% decrease in the homeless population. While progress has been made, there are still over 53,000 people living on the streets or in temporary shelters that need to find permanent and supportive housing. To help with this effort, Measure H,… Read More Collaborating to Combat Homelessness in Los Angeles County
There are somewhere around 3300 public housing authorities in the United States but the majority of them are extremely small with unit counts in the neighborhood of 50-1000. Today I wanted to highlight some of the larger public housing authorities and provide back links if you want to find out more about applying for… Read More Top 10 Largest Public Housing Authorities in the USA:
This article comes to us from our friends at UrbaMonde. Please visit their site at https://www.urbamonde.org/en/urbadtk-senegal The urbaDTK project aims to develop the capacity of urban planning of the residents of marginalized neighborhoods. The project has its origins in an initiative of a collective of associations of the Djiddah Thiaroye Kao municipalities, which has been exploring… Read More Affordable Housing Development in Senegal
This is a second in a two-part series on Housing Market Realities. Please click here to read part I- Fourth, there is the distinction between want and need. People need housing, as they need food and clothing. These are not optional choices that can be foregone in favour of other spending preferences. Housing is not… Read More Housing Market Realities: Part II
Europe is known for its rich and strong social housing history. All across Europe, countries provide varying levels of social housing support . Is social housing the same in every country in Europe? Nope. That much is clear. Despite the lack of common definition, lets examine some of the big players in several countries. Netherlands:… Read More 10 Large Public Housing Providers Across Europe
We often talk about large PHAs but there are some tiny babies out there. When you see the list below it might make you ask why we have not merged and stream-lined programs. That might be something that should be further discussed but lets examine some of the small PHAs out there. Crossville Housing Authority,… Read More 5 of the Smallest Housing Authorities in America
Below you will see which PHAs in California have the largest public housing portfolios. Some of these will not be a surprise. Los Angeles Housing Authority- 7193 units County of Los Angeles Housing Authority-2962 units San Francisco Housing Authority-2483 units Sacramento Housing Authority-1699 units Contra Costa County Housing Authority- 1137 units Any surprises here? Don’t… Read More 5 Largest California PHAs by Public Housing Stock
It is always interesting to think about some of the largest PHAs in the USA. In reality, most of the housing authorities are very small and have somewhere in between 5-15 employees and a couple hundred vouchers and units of housing. Lets dig into some of the bigger ones. This is not a ranking by… Read More 5 Large PHAs Explained in Interesting Numbers!