Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation

Collaborative housing is the new buzz word among citizens of Europe’s biggest cities. Some are asking whether this is just a trend or something that we need to deal with on the long run. At the Urbanpromo Social Housing conference, in October 2017 in Turin, a collective of international and Italian experts gathered to address… Read More Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation

5 Executive Directors of Large Public Housing Authorities: Backgrounds and Education

Leading a large housing authority is no simple job.  There are often thousands of employees and major issues to deal with.  Outside of being the CEO of the largest property management firm in the city, an Executive Director must also handle redevelopments, new developments, tenant issues, union issues, crime and violence and employee moral. For… Read More 5 Executive Directors of Large Public Housing Authorities: Backgrounds and Education

Arguments Why Public Housing Authorities Should Merge?

Are there too many PHAs?  I am not postulating but simply asking a question.  There are around 3500 public housing authorities throughout the United States administering  around 3.2 million affordable housing units mainly through public housing and housing choice voucher programs.  The majority of these housing authorities are extremely small.   In some states there… Read More Arguments Why Public Housing Authorities Should Merge?