Is Your Housing Authority Working With Medicaid?

Serving extremely low-income families especially  formerly homeless with mental illness is a daunting challenge that many housing authorities take on.  The barriers and issues that come with serving these hard to house populations can sometimes lead them back to a state of homelessness when problems arise.  Housing authorities are inherently there to help house the… Read More Is Your Housing Authority Working With Medicaid?

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

4 Powerful Public Housing Supporters in Politics You Should Know

We in the affordable housing sector can only do the work based on the funding we receive.  We need world class politicians to help us get the most funding possible to support the programs we administer.   Below you will learn about 5 politicians who have advocated and supported affordable housing programs. Patty Murray- Senator Washington… Read More 4 Powerful Public Housing Supporters in Politics You Should Know

6 Reasons Why Cities Need to Public Partner with Public Housing Authorities for Development

Many cities face challenges as they seek to increase their tax base, population density, or affordable housing stock through new development. Multiple strategies exist for addressing this desire: courting developers using incentives, perpetuating suburban sprawl through pioneering new green fields, hyping city dwellers’ quality of life in order to attract a large employer that will… Read More 6 Reasons Why Cities Need to Public Partner with Public Housing Authorities for Development