NHC Open House Blog

Open House is a new blog launched on August 13, 2008 that is developed and maintained by the National Housing Conference, the United Voice for Housing. Our blog focuses on the most current and critical issues in the affordable housing community.

  • Added Oct 2, 2008
  • Activity Rank #5 : Popularity Rank #10
  • 1 posts in 24 hours : 11 posts in 4 weeks
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Sep 18
Growing the housing movement : by Maya Brennan, National Housing ConferenceWith more than 80 years behind it and countless more ahead, the affordable housing movement is rich with NHCers, as our esteemed Conrad Egan c...
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Sep 16
Problems and promise in HUD single family loan sale program : By Rebekah King, National Housing Conference HUD has released its first report on the performance of loans in the Single Family Loan Sale (SFLS) program....
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Sep 9
Even grandmothers get the (NIMBY) blues : by Amy Clark, National Housing ConferenceThis morning I discovered this story on opposition to an affordable senior housing development built by National Church Residences in St....
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Sep 3
Words matter : by Chris Estes, National Housing ConferenceSeptember is finally upon us, which means the beginning of the season of affordable housing forums, conferences and convenings....
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Sep 3
San Diego Housing Commission to provide families with special needs housing options : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing Conference Recently NHC member San Diego Housing Commission and its partner, Chelsea Investment Corp...
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Sep 3
New permit allows City of Minneapolis to build 1400 single, multi-family units : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceNHC member City of Minneapolis Department of Regulatory Services recently announced its appro...
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Sep 3
Habitat for Humanity advocates for continuation of SHOP funds : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceThe FY 2015 House appropriations bill is threatening the funding for the Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Progr...
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Sep 2
Lessons for housing from Ferguson : What we're buildingby Ethan Handelman, National Housing ConferenceAs I watched the accounts of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, this month from a distant perch in DC, I’ve been ask...
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Sep 2
Research to help build inclusive communities : Developing solutions through researchby Lisa Sturtevant, Ph.D., National Housing ConferenceInclusive communities are places where people from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds can...
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Sep 2
“Poor door” discussion misplaces outrage, masks solutions : by Robert Hickey, National Housing ConferenceThe ongoing media discussion of the “poor door” development in New York City misses the forest for the trees by focusing on segregation withi...
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Aug 29
RAD isn’t as radical as it sounds : By Ethan Handelman, National Housing ConferenceThe name of HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) has a phonological connection to “radical,” but it’s far from it in practice.  Most...
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