3 Public Housing Heroes in the Pacific Northwest to Know

Every region of the county has leadership advocating for the provision of more affordable housing.  The Pacific Northwest is a hotbed of affordable housing innovation and leadership.  The innovation is further buoyed by being the home to several Moving to Work agencies. Although nobody highlighted in this blog asked for it, they are all deserving… Read More 3 Public Housing Heroes in the Pacific Northwest to Know

5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

  Many republicans support affordable housing but there is a good portion of them that do not.  Here are some of the reasons Republicans should support affordable housing. Construction Jobs: Republicans are often looking for ways to boost the economy and stimulate jobs.  One of the greatest indicators of a healthy economy is how many… Read More 5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

5 Public Housing Leaders In Ohio You Should Know

We here at ^Housing Futures believe in highlighting leadership within the housing community and the work that they are doing.  Below you will learn about some of the top housing leaders in the State of Ohio. Jeffery Patterson- CEO Cuyahoga County Housing Authority: Jeffery K. Patterson, Chief Executive Officer and Safety Director: Patterson was appointed Chief… Read More 5 Public Housing Leaders In Ohio You Should Know

A World Without Federal Affordable Housing Programs- Part I

  Imagining a Non-Federal Affordable Housing System The federal government has proven they cannot be trusted to deal with the affordable housing and homeless crisis taking place throughout the USA.  Public housing operating and capital funds continue to be eroded with the latest presidential budget threatening to completely kill off the capital funds program.  Funds… Read More A World Without Federal Affordable Housing Programs- Part I

5 Multi-Cultural Women Leading the Way in Affordable Housing

Leadership in affordable housing is something we should all be following and supporting.  We should be especially proud how many women who are minorities have taken such defining and important leadership roles within our industry.  While there is work to do and affordable housing like other industries need to improve, these women are forging quite… Read More 5 Multi-Cultural Women Leading the Way in Affordable Housing

5 Women Leaders in Public Housing You Should Know About

We here at ^Housing Futures believe in celebrating leadership within the affordable housing industry.  Today we will look at 5 women who are leading the way within our very important industry.   Shola Olatoye- New York Housing Authority-  Chair Olatoye has a wealth of experience in the public and private sectors, bringing with her a… Read More 5 Women Leaders in Public Housing You Should Know About

Housing is Healthcare: Why Public Housing is a Leader in Healthcare Savings

If you live in a major US city, you certainly have seen the spike in homelessness.  In fact, in cities like L.A. San Diego, Seattle, Portland and Phoenix, it has become an epidemic.  In many of these situations, the people who are living on the streets are also the highest users of our jail systems,… Read More Housing is Healthcare: Why Public Housing is a Leader in Healthcare Savings

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