Phoenix and the State of Arizona are Severely Under-Resourced for Affordable Housing

  I was writing an article this week and putting together some stats for a presentation when it became alarmingly clear that the State of Arizona and the City of Phoenix have some of the lowest levels of federal affordable housing in the USA.  For the size of Phoenix and the population within the state,… Read More Phoenix and the State of Arizona are Severely Under-Resourced for Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Development in Senegal

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

Opioid Abuse and Homelessness: Housing Is a Critical Treatment

My recent change in jobs has allowed me to get a different perspective on healthcare and how opioid abuse hurts those who are homeless and low income more then the average population.  A recent article posted on the NHCHC’s website said the following. According to the 2016 policy brief released by the Council on medication-assisted… Read More Opioid Abuse and Homelessness: Housing Is a Critical Treatment

Public Housing and Aboriginals in Australia: Bridging the Gap

Housing in Australia is a major source of contention right now.  There are a lot of new developments taking place both in new construction and policy that keeps housing on the front burner.  However; one population must be looked at with a different lenses.  The native Aboriginal population has been identified to have unique needs… Read More Public Housing and Aboriginals in Australia: Bridging the Gap

5 Innovative Homeless Shelters From Around the World

Homelessness is a scourge that still effects every country across the world.  There are many different organizations working on this issue but short-term shelters continue to be a bridge to permanent housing for many homeless.   Below are 5 shelters from around the world that are providing unique services that we wanted to highlight.  Do you… Read More 5 Innovative Homeless Shelters From Around the World