Housing News of the Week 12.4.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. Human Services Study Finds Positive Effects for Medicaid Recipients with Housing Support MyChesCo Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller announced the findings of a study on the effects of permanent supportive housing programs on long-term…

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HOMES WITHIN REACH 2019 SESSION MATERIALS

Share List Thank you so much for attending Homes Within Reach and making this year’s conference a big success. Part of what makes the conference great is the wide variety of presenters sharing their knowledge and information in the workshop sessions. Every year, we share the information from the presentations, so you can refresh your…

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Housing News of the Week 11.26.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. Governor Wolf Approves $26.5 Million to Bolster Neighborhoods Berks Weekly Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $26.5 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) to promote community participation and collaborations among nonprofits, businesses and…

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17Nov

Making the Connection

Share List Housing Matters to Health In Pennsylvania’s urban, suburban, and rural communities, a group of individuals bounce from the streets and the woods to emergency shelters and to hospital emergency rooms. They are living with mental illness, opiate and other substance use disorders, and chronic health conditions – never receiving the support they need…

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Housing News of the Week 11.13.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. City asking public for feedback on needs for HUD funding Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh residents will have five chances in the next two weeks to weigh in on what they want from community development as the city prepares…

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Housing News of the Week 11.6.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. Lawmakers weighing bills aimed at stemming blighted properties in Pennsylvania Marietta Daily Journal State lawmakers are considering legislation that would, in part, require anyone who wants to bid at a real estate tax sale to register at…

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Housing News of the Week 10.30.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. New report! Fixing America’s Broken Disaster Housing Recovery System: Part 1: Barriers to a Complete and Equitable Recovery National Low Income Housing Coalition NLIHC and Fair Share Housing Center of New Jersey recently released Fixing America’s Broken Disaster Housing…

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Housing News of the Week 10.23.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. HUD Designates DDAs, QCTs for 2020 novoco.com/news The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released the list of difficult development areas (DDAs) and qualified census tracts (QCTs) for 2020 for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC)….

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16Oct

New Brief Shows Positive Economic Impact of Investments in Affordable Housing

Share List A successful model for harnessing private capital The state housing tax credit legislation is modeled on the highly successful federal low- income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program, which is responsible for approximately  90% of affordable rental housing construction and renovations in the country. Here in Pennsylvania, LIHTC is oversubscribed (three applications are received…

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Housing News of the Week 10.16.19

Share List Check out the recent news below to see what is happening this week in Housing News. New Housing Alliance Brief Shows Positive Economic Impact Of Investments In Affordable Housing housingalliancepa.org The Economic Impact Brief shows that in Pennsylvania, for every $10 million in affordable housing construction, it will generate $19.6 million in total…

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