Enterprise VP and Pacific Northwest Market Leader M.A. Leonard recently moderated a Housing Washington panel on Emerging Philanthropic Trends in Affordable Housing and spoke at Chicago Title’s Fall Symposium Access on the Home & Hope Initiative.
Enterprise's Pacific Northwest market, Craft3 and Washington Community Reinvestment Association (WCRA) are launching an Early Learning Facilities Fund to support facility predevelopment, to create and develop early learning centers and to update facilities and equipment.
Seattle became the first city under a 2018 state law to transfer surplussed publicly owned lands for the development of affordable homes and allotted $5 million to support community-originated projects through its Equitable Development Initiative.
Ten years ago, a public-private partnership made up of Enterprise, the Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department and a multi-bank coalition responded to the need for flexible capital in a tightening market.
The U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development, and Related Agencies held an oversight hearing on the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program. The hearing primarily focused on the pace at which HUD has been deploying funds to grantees, and the delays that many communities are facing in receiving their appropriated dollars.
Read about a Native tribal member's homeownership journey and how the first Native American Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) project in the country promoted economic sustainability on the Pine Ridge reservation.
Building Blocks: Connecting People, Places and Policy features thought-provoking conversations about the current issues, trends, ideas and big questions facing the affordable housing and community development fields in the United States.
Many rural residents experience challenges of housing affordability. H.R. 3620, the Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, could help to provide affordable multifamily housing in a time when preservation is key.
We're excited to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) for the New York State Anti-Displacement Learning Network, a collaboration between Enterprise and the New York State Office of Attorney General.
HUD has published the requirements for its Community Development Block Grant–Mitigation Program for the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) .The notice allocates $744,188,000 in mitigation funding, and details specific guidelines for the USVI.