How a Public Housing Authority Transformed a Neighborhood in Germany

The debate is there.  Should a social housing company focus all energy on being an excellent housing provider?  Why worry about social issues when there are other agencies who can focus on these themes.  Many public housing agencies in the USA are looking for ways to improve the social situations for families and residents in… Read More How a Public Housing Authority Transformed a Neighborhood in Germany

5 Game Changing Homeless Programs and Developments from Around the World

There are so many dedicated professionals working on the homeless issue around the world that we can sometimes forget to stop and appreciate the hard work and innovation.  Below are 5 interesting programs, developments or ideas that have been implemented around the world. Hyper Aggressive Housing First in Finland:  Finland as a country made housing… Read More 5 Game Changing Homeless Programs and Developments from Around the World

5 Awesome Examples of Affordable Housing Architecture in Europe and the USA

Evan Station Lofts-Denver, Colorado: This is some slick affordable workforce housing at its finest.  Located at a transit station and in a mixed income development, this is a spot anyone would want to live at.   Evans Station Lofts is a five-story development with 50 residential workforce units and 7,100 square feet of retail and commercial… Read More 5 Awesome Examples of Affordable Housing Architecture in Europe and the USA

Great Advice from Denmark on Supporting Social Housing Tenant Rights

How do Social and Public Housing Associations respond to tenant needs? It is hard to imagine a better example of responsiveness to tenant needs than what is taking place in Copenhagen.  I recently met Ulia Gregor who works for a large social housing organization called DAB Copenhagen.  In fact, her organization has over 50,000 units.… Read More Great Advice from Denmark on Supporting Social Housing Tenant Rights