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.
The Yakima Housing Authority recently broke ground on the Veterans Supportive Housing and Service Center, an adaptive reuse of a former Marine Corps armory that will provide 41 affordable apartments with on-site services to homeless veterans.
On Episode 9 of the Building Blocks Podcast, Dr. Megan Sandel, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, and I discuss initiatives across our industries that are elevating resident and community health as a priority in the development and preservation of affordable housing.
On June 21, the Strategic Growth Council approved awards totaling $402 million to 25 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program developments throughout California. Enterprise is a statewide technical assistance provider and worked with 20 of the 25 successful applications.
On May 22, HUD announced a forthcoming proposed rule that would roll back protections for transgender people experiencing homelessness by allowing federally-funded homeless shelters whose facilities are segregated by sex (such as bathrooms and sleeping quarters) to establish an admission policy that considers an individual’s sex and a range of other factors.
People have a natural desire to build community. Whether it’s by sharing the proverbial cup of sugar or through more organized block associations, our neighborhoods provide opportunities to develop connections with one another and get engaged in the decisions that impact everyone’s quality of life.
The best examples of urban design worldwide today prove that community connectivity—the ease with which residents in a community interact with one another and the quality of the spaces available for those interactions—has a major impact on the way people live.
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is at a crossroads. Ensuring that the over 390,000 low-income New Yorkers who rely on NYCHA have safe homes and access to vital services is of the utmost priority.
The conversation stressed the strong and longstanding collaboration between Enterprise and Wells Fargo, highlighting it as an example of successful nonprofit-corporate partnership in the realm of affordable housing.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos announced the creation of the “Bezos Day One Fund”, a commitment of $2 billion to fund nonprofits that assist families experiencing homelessness and create a network of preschools in low-income communities.