NH&RA: Everyone’s Talking About Affordable Housing – Even John Legend!

June 19, 2024 – The National Housing and Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) reported on a meeting of the minds hosted by Jubilee Housing, including singer-songwriter John Legend among other affordable housing thought leaders. Attendees toured developments and participated in a roundtable discussion with residents as part of Legend’s HUMANLEVEL Initiative in partnership with Brookings Institution. NH&RA

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How PRS is Impacting Communities One Lunch at a Time

Meet Olga! Olga is one of our regional coordinators and has been with Portfolio Resident Services for almost a decade. She is a San Antonio native and has been operating as a coordinator and mentor within her hometown’s area and surrounding regions for many years. If there is one thing we could tell you about

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The Future of Affordable Housing in Gulfton 

The difference in Houstonian neighborhoods less than 15 miles apart from each other is concerning. Life expectancies and future incomes are much less in majority minority neighborhoods compared to the higher income areas right next to these communities. These are roots that were laid out at the beginning of the region’s history, but it is an

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$532 Billion Could Be Invested Towards Affordable Housing 

U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) (Photo Credit: Office of U.S. Senator Alex Padilla)  U.S. Senator, Alex Padilla, announced back in February of this year a new federal housing and homeless legislation. The Housing for All Act of 2022 would invest almost $532 billion over ten years to address America’s affordable housing and homelessness crises.   “Every

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Dave Chappelle Helps Block Ohio Town’s Affordable Housing Plan, Threatens to Pull His Investments

The town of Yellow Springs, Ohio, will not move forward with an affordable housing development after Chappelle, 48, and other locals spoke against the building plan during a meeting on Monday. The proposition would have seen Oberer Homes add low-income homes to their upcoming development instead of just single-family homes that start above $300,000, according to Dayton Daily

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The American Affordable Housing Crisis Explained: 1850-1940

“This law mandated that all tenement apartments have an outside window and that each apartment required its own toilet facilities.” By: Lauren OrrDallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin   The term “affordable housing crisis” has become part of American vernacular and is first thought of as a wholly modern issue. However, citizens of

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