In this webinar, the authors of Navigating Community Development describe the current community development ecosystem, define a range of essential community development competencies, and demonstrate through seven case studies how using comparative advantages built on core competencies can improve outcomes for communities.
The webinar covers how practitioners can engage with Local Housing Solutions, and features a deeper-dive into the site's policy framework.
While the issues CDFIs focus on, such as financing affordable housing, are receiving an unprecedented level of public attention, the industry faces ever-mounting funding threats, particularly at the federal level, and increased competition, both from new entrants and each other.
This 10-year retrospective reflects on how far Place Matters communities have come, expands on the neighborhood context and highlights the communities’work. It includes details on the initiative and how is has matured over time as well as lessons learned that could inform those working in other communities to advance place-based strategies.