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

What’s next for social housing in Austria? The plans for housing from the new Conservative/Far-Right (ÖVP/FPÖ) Coalition Government

The Austrian housing market is characterised by a high degree of regulation, a bricks-and-mortar-based subsidy system and a substantial role for limited-profit housing associations. A long history of investment into building subsidised good quality rented homes has resulted in one of the highest proportions of social renters in Europe. In Vienna about every second household… Read More What’s next for social housing in Austria? The plans for housing from the new Conservative/Far-Right (ÖVP/FPÖ) Coalition Government

Understanding Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)

Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) is one of the largest housing authorities in the state of Illinois and the largest of three servicing the Lake County Community.  LCHA provides numerous services related to: rental assistance, Low Rent and Public housing Opportunities, housing & financial counseling, housing assistance, and supportive services. Families or individuals in our… Read More Understanding Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)

Public Housing in New Orleans: Looking Back 12 Years After Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans is one of America’s finest cities.  A mixture of culture, arts, music, food and entertainment make it one of the most popular cities for domestic and international travelers.  In 2005, a horrible storm hit the city and caused the most damage up to that point of any natural disaster in the USA.  Much… Read More Public Housing in New Orleans: Looking Back 12 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Social Housing in Amsterdam is Helping to Solve the Urban Refugee Crisis

Amidst the so-called refugee crisis, our cities have become home to a new form of city-dweller: the urban refugee. According to UNHCR, 60% of refugees worldwide reside in urban environments. In many ways, cities have now become containers for individuals whose lives are placed on hold. Whilst already experiencing significant housing crises, cities now presented… Read More Social Housing in Amsterdam is Helping to Solve the Urban Refugee Crisis