Tagged: Housing

What Does It Take to Create a Community Investment Ecosystem? Insights from San Bernardino

In San Bernardino, CA, Dignity Health is helping spark partnerships and accelerate public-private collaborations to ensure that all residents have access to the resources they need for a healthy life.

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The importance of connecting placemaking, health, and community organizing

In Ashland, California, cross-sector partnerships between community development, public health, and city government are building community and reinvesting in housing.

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Revitalized East Lake Neighborhood Shows Value of Targeting Social Determinants of Health

Madeline White of America’s Essential Hospitals reports on the Build Healthy Places Network tour of The Villages of East Lake, a Purpose Built Communities site in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Applying Health Criteria to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit

What is the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and how can it be used to improve health?

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Residents of Potrero Housing in San Francisco walk the property with manager, Uzuri Greene, San Francisco, CA. Bridge Housing, San Francisco, Bay area

Rebuild Potrero, San Francisco, California

Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

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Four Drew Charter School students in the Villages of East, standing outside the school.

The Villages of East Lake, Atlanta, Georgia

Tipping Point: Deep, Neighborhood-Scale Transformation Creates Lasting Change

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Rolling Hills Apartments, St. Paul, Minnesota

Weaving Together Opportunities for Healthier Lives for a Diverse Immigrant Community

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San Pablo Avenue Corridor, Oakland, California

Community Development 2.0—Collective Impact Focuses a Neighborhood Strategy for Health

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Columbia Parc at the Bayou District, New Orleans, Louisiana

Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood

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How Cross-Sector Partnerships are Creating a Path for Transformational Change in Detroit’s Winship Community

In Detroit, an innovate partnership between a local hospital system and a nonprofit housing organization is anchoring revitalization through a new community development corporation.

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How an affordable housing developer improved Austin’s health outcomes

What happens when a housing developer joins forces with health providers? Sectors come together for transformational community change.

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Designing for Health in the Outer Mission

Daniel Lau, the Network’s Engagement Manager and researcher at the Green Health Partnership, attended a community meeting for Balboa Upper Yards housing and offers his neighborhood health takeaways

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Look Outside the Box with Health and Housing Partnerships

The connection between health and community development is on everyone’s lips it seems, and for good reason. And yet the two sectors are really still at the beginning stages of learning how to work together.

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A Different Type of Innovation in Boston: Housing Stability for Children’s Health

When you think of Boston what comes to mind? You may be thinking of American history, world class hospitals, top research institutions and winning sports teams. However, there is another side to Greater Boston, one where more than half of households are rent burdened (paying 30 percent or more of their income on rent) and income inequality is rising.

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New Housing Options for an Aging America

As America ages, housing and community development allies work together to develop new choices for seniors.  With creative models of long-term care and assisted living continuing to crop up, innovative aging-in-place programs offer an important alternative for many. The variety of options ensures that seniors with different levels of capability and dependence can live safely where they wish.

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