State of the Sector Survey Shows Need for Nonprofit Capacity Building

The Nonprofit Finance Fund’s newest State of the Sector Survey shows that issues with capacity-building resonate across the nonprofit sector. The 2018 survey collects responses from more than 3,400 nonprofit leaders across the country and serves as a useful snapshot of the sector at this moment in time. 

Section 236 Preservation Guide

HUD’s Office of Recapitalization published Preservation Options for Section 236 Properties, a guide that explains how property owners can preserve Section 236 properties as affordable housing.

HUD Releases Fair Housing Resources

Following the release of its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, HUD has published a set of resources to help housing practitioners understand and comply with the rule.

Community Development Data Guidebook

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has compiled a “how to” guide focused on collecting and using data for community development research.

"Defining Community Capacity: A Framework and Implications from a Comprehensive Community Initiative"

This research paper by Robert J. Chaskin analyzes the practice of building community capacity, which can come from many different neighborhood sources, and how to use that concept as a way to measure progress.