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23May

Home Matters Day Webinar Recording

Recorded on May 23, 2017

We want to see our legislators support:

  • Increasing the Neighborhood Assistance Program to create more programs for housing counseling, affordable homes, blight, job training, childcare, and food security
  • Full funding for Keystone Communities program to fight blight and make available accessible housing opportunities
  • Full funding for the Homeless Assistance Program and Human Services Development Fund to end homelessness and create more affordable housing opportunities

Together let’s show our legislators how theses resources have made a difference across Pennsylvania!

Read the Home Matters Day Policy Brief here

and REGISTER NOW for Home Matters Day

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May

Trump’s budget hits his own voters hardest

Share List By: Andrew Restuccia  , Matthew Nussbaum and Sarah Ferris, Politico Published: May 22, 2017 Donald Trump, whose populist message and promises to help American workers propelled him to the White House, is set to issue a budget proposal on Tuesday that instead takes aim at the social safety net on which many of his…

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19May

Webinar Recording: Shared Housing – A Non-Traditional Housing Option

Recorded: May 19, 2017

Shared Housing is a non-traditional housing option that not only benefits seniors, individuals with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness but also maintains community stability. Match-up and group share residence models will be described, including how service exchanges enable seniors to age in place.

Traditional and innovative funding sources will be discussed and an administrator of a countywide match-up program will discuss her program design and outcomes.

Presenters:

Diana T. Myers, Diana T. Myers and Associates
Matrie Johnson, Home of the Sparrow

Shared Housing Ppt 2017 Webinar FINAL

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16May

Housing Affordability Sees First Quarter Increase

Share List By: Builder Magazine Published: May 15, 2017 Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), the share homes sold that were affordable to median-income earners increased to 60.3% during Q1 2017. Eye on Housing’s Rose Quint reports on this affordability increase, which coincides with a quarterly decrease in the national median home price and an increase in…

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09May

Congress Reaches Deal on FY17 Spending

Share List By: National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) Published: May 1, 2017 Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress announced late in the evening Sunday, April 30 that they reached a deal on a final FY17 spending package to fund the federal government through September and avert a government shutdown. The spending package is expected…

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08May

Connecting Housing, Jobs, and Transportation

Share List Join us for an Educational Session on Connecting  Housing, Jobs and Transportation Tuesday, June 13, 2017   9:00 – 12:30  (Registration starts 8:30) Capital Union Building CUB, Penn State Harrisburg Campus, Middletown Pa. The South Central Assembly’s Housing & Community Development Committee and the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will offer an educational session on…

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26Apr

Sign up for Home Matters Day on June 12

Share List Monday, June 12th Harrisburg Capitol – 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please join us to educate and advocate for increasing housing resources, ending homelessness, and eradicating blight in PA. We have the solutions now to make it so! 10:00 a.m. Legislative Visits 11:30 a.m. Media Event in the Capitol Rotunda 12:00 p.m. Lunch 12:45 to 2:00 p.m. Legislative Visits REGISTER HERE…

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