Staff from the Seattle Housing Authority, Lincoln Housing Authority and the Oakland Housing Authority spoke about the Moving to Work (MTW) program at the NAHRO conference in Pittsburgh. MTW is a federal program that gives increased flexibility to public housing authorities in America. The main purpose of this blog is to highlight the areas covered… Read More America and Public Housing: Moving to Work-What Can It Do For You?
I visited the International Social Housing Festival in Amsterdam to share some of the concepts and ideas being used in the United States to meet tenant needs. A small workshop of attendees from the Netherlands, Italy and the USA gathered together to discuss this important theme. As a speaker, I explained the US social housing… Read More An American Program to Address Tenant Needs
Some of the most innovative programs to help low-income families have come from public housing authorities across the USA who were willing to partner, think outside of the box and go to often uncomfortable places in hopes of improving the life’s of their tenants. Providing a safe, decent and sanitary place to live is the… Read More Public Housing: 10 Innovative Public Housing Programs-Part I