New Issue of Shelterforce Magazine

Posted by on July 29, 2005

[posted from Comm-Org listserv]


The Power of a Community-Based Development Coalition
The rise and fall of the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations illustrates the challenges facing advocacy organizations when they shift to service delivery.

Cleveland’s Housing Court
Is it good for the community? The neighborhood? The block? These are the questions that drive decisions in one city’s housing court.

Listening to the Community
Hope Community Inc. organized residents to discuss and plan the future of a local park, allowing them to control the change in their neighborhood.

Making the Case for Employer-Assisted Housing
Financial help from business owners, matched by public dollars, enables hundreds of people to live close to their jobs in Chicago. The idea is catching on.

Mary Moody: Going Against the Grain
After experiencing North Carolina’s shelter system first hand, Mary Moody began a crusade to ease the plight of the homeless.

A Matter of Life and Hope
Mossik Hacobian’s 11-year drive to reduce neighborhood crime led to an island of safety for young people.

Important reading in the new issue of Shelterforce, the Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Building

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