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Aug

Job Opening: Executive Director, Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless is seeking an Executive Director. Our ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in social justice and system-change work, is an energetic leader with demonstrated financial and organizational management skills, who can engage others in our mission, embraces and encourages coalition and movement building and is comfortable working with low-income…

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Aug

NLIHC analyzes NHTF maximum rents

By: NLIHC Published: August 22, 2016 HUD published maximum allowable rents for the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) in July (Memo, 7/25). An NLIHC analysis reveals that, if HTF rents are set at the maximums allowed, in most counties in the country many extremely low income (ELI) households in HTF-supported homes will be cost burdened,…

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17Aug

Press Release: Congressman Mike Doyle helps celebrate Wood Street Commons with new affordable housing program grant

By: Federal Home Loan Bank Pittsburgh Published: August 10, 2016 Pittsburgh, Pa., August 10, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.14) joined Mayor Peduto, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh), PNC Bank, ACTION-Housing, Community Human Services and other community leaders today for a celebration of the many partners who have helped to…

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Aug

Housing and community development advocates warn Congress about impacts of a long-term continuing resolution

By: NLIHC Published: August 15, 2016 The Campaign for Housing and Community Development (CHCDF) delivered a statement to Members of Congress explaining why a long-term stopgap funding measure, known as a continuing resolution (CR), puts the FY17 affordable housing budget at risk. CHCDF urged lawmakers to enact clean, full-year FY17 spending bills for HUD and…

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Aug

Downtown public housing gets major gift

By: Bob Bauder Published: August 10, 2016 The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh and its partners on Wednesday awarded a $500,000 grant to the nonprofit Residences at Wood Street to upgrade a Downtown building that provides housing for 259 low-income residents. The money will be used to replace elevators and an emergency fire pump in…

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