(ShelterForce) Does “The Community’s Voice” Even Exist?

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More than a dozen states are using money from the CARES Act for emergency rental and mortgage assistance. Though they won’t meet the current need, some states now have new programs may last beyond the pandemic. Read Full Article
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Jean: . . . This is a great example of a self reinforcing problem. Segregation leads to unfair policing. Unfair policing leads to segregation. I am so happy to see this dialogue come out into the public space, because I’ve been ramming my head into it for years. You are correct, we need to fix both in order to fix the problem. There are so many systematic failures that . . . Read More

Marcia Nedland: Great article, Kris! I work in low-income and middle-income neighborhoods across the country, and everywhere there is older, affordable housing stock dying on the vine because the numbers do not work to rehab it. In a market with such low inventory of affordable and move-in-ready homes, this is a travesty. Furthermore, whole neighborhoods are slowly . . . Read More

Rosalee Hamilton: How about “civil servant housing” teachers, police, nurses, EMTs, firemen, social workers, local government officials etc are all civil servants and they should be housed near the communities the serve for many reasons including the bonds and empathy they develop from serving their . . . Read More
Program Assistant, Center for Community Investment, Washington, D.C. ● This new, full-time (40 hours/week), assistant-level position is designed to support the Center for Community Investment (CCI)’s leadership development programs and activities. The Program Assistant will handle administrative and logistical tasks to support the implementation of the . . . Read Full Listing
Project Manager - Affordable Housing, Full Circle Communities, Chicago, IL ● Full Circle is seeking a Project Manager to join our Real Estate Development Team to oversee all aspects of the development process, from initial concept through construction completion and initial occupancy for specific projects. The position reports to the Vice President of . . . Read Full Listing
President & CEO, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress (CNP), Cleveland, OH ● CNP seeks its next president and CEO. The new president and CEO will have the opportunity to build upon previous CNP achievements, which include critical initiatives that build awareness for racial equity and inclusion, as well as efforts to support neighborhoods affected by redlining and . . . Read Full Listing
Executive Director, Lexington Community Land Trust, Lexington, KT ● Lexington Community Land Trust (LCLT) is seeking an Executive Director to lead this non-profit community development organization which creates permanently affordable housing through a community-centric model. The Executive Director must be a culturally competent . . . Read Full Listing
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