Building Capacity, Changing Systems

This LISC research report looks at efforts of intermediaries to advance equity considering the needs of local organizations and also citywide actors and the public sector. The goal is to learn how intermediaries can build the capacity of entire systems to promote equitable outcomes.

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.