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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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20Apr

2008-2017 State Budget Chart updated April 6, 2017

Share List Revised 4/6/17 Figures are rounded. 1 Tax Credit; part of the Tax code not the Budget. 2 Also included in HSDF Block Grant. 3 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 funded from the Homeowner Assistance Settlement Fund, not General Fund. 4 Funded from Act 13 Impact Fees. Minimum of $5 M but by formula the amount…

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19Apr

Governor Wolf Announces New PHARE Funding to Support Affordable Housing across Pennsylvania

Share List Press Release from Governor Tom Wolf’s Office Published: April 13, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced recipients of a new round of funding for housing programs made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) fund. This funding is a portion of the Realty Transfer Tax earmarked through…

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13Apr

Governor Wolf announces recipients of PHARE funding

Share List FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT Victoria Bourret, Communications and Project Manager Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania 215-576-7044 victoria@housingalliancepa.org Date: April 13, 2017 Harrisburg, PA- Today $12 million was awarded to 68 programs and projects across 38 counties in Pennsylvania to expand the availability of homes within reach of low wage workers and people on…

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11Apr

In Ohio County That Backed Trump, Word of Housing Cuts Stirs Fear

Share List By: Yamiche Alcindor Published: April 2, 2017 KINSMAN, Ohio — For years, Tammy and Joseph Pavlic tried to ignore the cracked ceiling in their living room, the growing hole next to their shower and the deteriorating roof they feared might one day give out. Mr. Pavlic worked for decades installing and repairing air-conditioning…

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17Mar

State and National News on the President’s Proposed FY18 Budget

Share List 3/17/2017; updated April 3, 2017 Since the President’s budget came out yesterday, there have been many news articles published about what it means for Non Defense Discretionary programs and the people they serve. There has also been analyses published by National Groups digging deeper into long term impacts of such a budget. All…

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09Mar

New CHCDF Report Shows Importance of Affordable Housing, Calls on Congress to Fund Vital Programs

Share List By: NLIHC Published: March 6, 2017 A Place to Call Home: The Case for Increased Federal Investments in Affordable Housing, a new report released by the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) and NLIHC, compiles the latest research showing how investments in affordable housing boost economic mobility, reduce poverty and homelessness,…

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16Feb

Webinar Recording: Briefing and Action Plan for District and DC Visits with Federal Congressional Delegation

Learn about key issue areas, the particular asks we will be raising during the meetings, and major talking points. This webinar will help you feel comfortable enough to make the case for affordable homes and community development funding in 2017/2018.

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03Feb

Resources from CSH on supportive housing, ageing, criminal justice, and the opioid epidemic

Share List By: CSH Published: 2015/2016 Click on the publications below to learn more about the ageing homeless and supportive housing population, how supportive housing for the justice involved and people dealing with substance abuse can yield positive results, and the need for better access to healthcare in rural supportive housing communities. Healthy Ageing in Supportive…

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