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26Jul

Ounce of prevention: A healthy homes effort has track record of success

Share List By: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Published: July 25, 2017 Various groups in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County help disadvantaged residents with home repairs. Now, some of them have pledged to coordinate their efforts so the homes they touch are left as green and healthy as possible. On Friday, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald…

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17Jul

Webinar Recording: The Dangers of Rent to Own

Share List Recorded: July 14, 2017 Rent-to-own, lease purchase, lease with option, installment sales agreement. These pay-as-you-go transactions to buy houses have many names. This webinar will discuss the current national trends in rent to own, teach you how to identify these transactions, discuss problems and complications that arise, and introduce non-attorneys to the basic…

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05Jul

Webinar Recording: How to Improve Your Messaging Around Affordable Housing

Recorded: July 5, 2017

This webinar highlights specific strategies, gleaned from collaborative research that Enterprise Community Partners is conducting with the FrameWorks Institute, to overcome these challenges. Dr. Manuel offers evidence-based tools for reframing the public discourse on homelessness and affordable housing.

Presenter:

Dr. Tiffany Manuel, Vice President – Knowledge, Impact, & Strategy, Enterprise Community Partners

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21Jun

County creating housing program for younger mental-health clients

Share List By Jennifer Learn-Andes – Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Published: June 18, 2017 An independent living house will be established for “transitional age” clients of Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services, county officials have announced. The clients being targeted generally range from ages 18 to 26. Tara Vallet, the agency’s deputy administrator, said the…

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Jun

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia launches Home Mortgage Explorer

Share List By: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Published: Summer 2017 Data Source: The Home Mortgage Explorer provides lending estimates produced from publicly available Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data. HMDA requires lending institutions above a certain asset size with a branch office located in a metropolitan area to submit loan-level information on the mortgage…

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