Jumpstart Germantown: Encouraging Local Entrepreneurs to Rehab Deteriorated Residential Properties Webinar

Share List Webinar: Jumpstart Germantown: Encouraging Local Entrepreneurs to Rehab Deteriorated Residential Properties Want to give your neighborhood a JumpStart? Learn how this innovative community and real estate development model is working in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, and gain access to tools available to help your community replicate their success. This webinar will focus…

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05Jan

Report: Commercial PACE for Affordable MultiFamily Housing

Share List By: NRDC Published: January 2018 The report Commercial PACE for Affordable Multifamily Housing has recently been published. Developed by Vermont Energy Efficiency Corporation (VEIC) on behalf of the Energy Efficiency for All Project, a joint effort of the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Housing Trust, the Energy Foundation and Elevate Energy, the report…

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20Dec

Webinar Recording: UGI Utilities’ New Energy Efficiency Programs

Webinar hosted on Friday December 15, 2017

Get a sneak peek into the new programs that UGI is rolling out on January 1, 2018.  The programs include a new construction program, a retrofit upgrade program, and expanding the existing equipment programs to a new customer base.

Presenter:
Joe Nunley, Senior Analyst, EE&C, UGI Utilities, Inc

Powerpoint Slides

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15Nov

Webinar Recording: Housing First Standards Assessment Tool

Webinar recorded on November 10, 2017

This webinar reviews the Housing First Standards Assessment Tool recently released by HUD for use by Continuum of Care programs. This tool enables all CoC providers to assess how closely their program aligns to best practice standards for Housing First. The webinar reviews the purpose and instructions for administering the tool as well as the key domains that are evaluated and tips for how agencies can use the tool and improve fidelity to the HF model.

Presenter:
Suzanne Wagner, Principal, Housing Innovations, LLC

Powerpoint and Supplemental Materials:
HUD housing-first-assessment-tool 9-2017 Summary Report printable
HUD housing-first-assessment-tool 9-2017 Printable – All tabs except Report Summary
HF Standards Webinar 11-2017 Wagner (002)

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Nov

Land Bank Public Hearing Held November 14 at PA’s Capitol

Share List November 15, 2017 The House Urban Affairs Committee held a land bank hearing November 14 to discuss the progress of land banks in Pennsylvania. The five year anniversary of Act 153, which made it possible for land banks to be created in Pennsylvania, was October 24, 2017. The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, along…

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06Nov

PHARE in 2017: What will it do?

Share List Posted: November 7, 2017 On November 4 we celebrate the anniversary of Act 58 which dedicated a portion of the Realty Transfer Tax (RTT) as a consistent revenue source for PHARE – the state housing trust fund. This #GivingTuesday (November 28), you can help us raise dollars for advocacy campaigns to support our efforts in…

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Nov

Webinar Recording: Fair Housing Trends

Share List Webinar presented on: Friday, November 3, 2017 The Housing Equality Center discusses recent HUD Fair Housing rules and guidance and how they affect housing providers, social service agencies, and local governments in PA. Topics include Zoning and Land Use, Criminal Records, Harassment, Nuisance Ordinances, Limited English Proficiency, and Gender Identity. Presenter: Rachel Wentworth,…

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24Oct

Report: Child Poverty Falls to Record Low, Comprehensive Measure Shows Stronger Government Policies Account for Long-Term Improvement

Share List By: By Isaac Shapiro and Danilo Trisi Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Published: October 5, 2017 First paragraph of report: The child poverty rate fell to a record low of 15.6 percent in 2016, a little more than half its 1967 level of 28.4 percent. This finding emerges from a new poverty…

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