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Blog Post: How Does Houston Become a More Resilient City?

Houston was already facing an affordable housing crisis before Hurricane Harvey hit, but the resulting catastrophic flooding exacerbated the city’s housing predicament. How can Houston leverage the unprecedented disaster recovery resources flowing into the region to address this challenge and to become a more resilient city?

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Catalyst Housing Fund Gains Momentum with New Investor

Facebook’s Catalyst Housing Fund marked a leap forward this week, announcing its first outside investor: The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF). The $20 million fund, whose mission is to secure economic opportunity and affordable housing for Silicon Valley residents, began as a partnership of Facebook, Envision Transform Build and Housing Trust Silicon Valley, with LISC ...

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LISC Leader in USA Today on the Value of Manufactured Homes, Like Hers

In an op-ed for USA Today, Suzanne Anarde, vice president of Rural LISC, challenges readers on their assumptions about manufactured housing, like the kind she grew up in. We know manufactured housing is a vital element of disaster recovery. But did you know it's the country’s largest source of unsubsidized affordable housing and ...