Homeless in Maricopa County Arizona: Challenges and a Way Forward

In Part I of this two part series, we learned from Hom, Inc. CEO Michael Shore how his organization is helping non-profits and housing authorities battle the scourge of homelessness within their region.  In this second part, we get a better understanding of the scale of the problem and how Hom, Inc. is working in… Read More Homeless in Maricopa County Arizona: Challenges and a Way Forward

Integrated Housing Programs for Vulnerable Households in Central-Eastern Europe

The HomeLab project tests the integrated provision of housing, employment and social services in the framework of the Social Rental Enterprise model. The experimental project is implemented in the so-called Visegrad Four (V4) countries: Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland, where five pilots with somewhat diverse focus are carried. The target groups include the… Read More Integrated Housing Programs for Vulnerable Households in Central-Eastern Europe

The Tacoma Housing Authority is Disrupting College Homelessness:

 by April Black A partnership between Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Tacoma Community College (TCC) is beginning to get national attention for its unique attempt to help homeless students reach graduation. Housing and food insecurity are growing problems amongst college students across the nation. These problems were highlighted in two separate articles in the New… Read More The Tacoma Housing Authority is Disrupting College Homelessness:

Public Housing and Process Improvement: Strategic Planning and Lean

Every socially minded housing organization across the world strives to be mission focused and goal oriented.  Every couple years, the leadership at all organizations meet and sometimes hire consultants to come in and set up 2 year, 4 year 5 year plans and develop strategies to lead them into the future.  However; does the strategic… Read More Public Housing and Process Improvement: Strategic Planning and Lean