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Affordable Housing

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This LISC Institute webinar explores the recent ESG provisions in the CARES Act and how the tool is being used by Community Development practitioners to respond to local housing needs in the short and long-term.

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LISC's foreclosure prevention webinar is designed to help local governments, housing counseling agencies and nonprofit partners prevent and mitigate the coming mortgage and property tax foreclosure wave as a result of the financial effects of COVID: job loss and small business loss resulting in massive unemployment.

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This article from Shelterforce explores the struggle of nonprofit affordable housing owners who are committed to no evictions as waves of unemployment hit, but are hoping that relief comes for them and their tenants in time to keep their properties afloat.

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Local Housing Solutions put together a document that provides a brief overview of the strategies localities have employed to keep their communities safe during the novel Coronavirus pandemic.

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This report from The Center for Active Design draws on the experiences of hospitals and health systems that have invested in affordable housing as a way to improve public health outcomes in their communities.

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This blog from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University summarizes from their recent State of the Nation's Housing report, which offers evidence that the country is in the midst of a housing affordability crisis.

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This report, "Measuring and Understanding Home Repair Costs," from the Philadelphia Fed and PolicyMap provides a new measure of housing quality and home repair needs based on American Housing Survey data.

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From the archives

Families thrive when they live in affordable, high quality and healthy housing. LISC created a green and healthy framework to integrate cost effective healthy and green practices into existing affordable housing rehabilitation and property management.

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