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03Aug

ADVOCACY WORKS! – Senate HUD Bill Provides Better or Level Funding for Critical Housing Programs

Share List   By: Phyllis Chamberlain, Executive Director of the Housing Alliance of PA Published: August 3, 2017   Pennsylvania receives $1.2 Billion* annually in federal funding, which allows you to do the good work that you do every day to provide new affordable housing opportunities to people in need.  The Housing Alliance has been…

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01Aug

Three strategies presented to blight task force

Share List By: Nancy Lowry Published: July 28, 2017 Representatives of a state agency are touting a three-pronged plan to eliminate blight in New Castle. Consultants Christopher Gulotta and Diana Kerr proposed barring certain people from buying property, finding more money for demolition and providing incentives for private development when they met with members of…

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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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