Enterprise’s Ohio team is compiling local, state and national Covid-19 tools and resources for low-income housing and service providers, nonprofits and residents. Our national Covid-19 response page is updated regularly with resources on the CARES Act, state and federal policy advocacy, Covid-19 data analysis and resources.
The latest update to Enterprise’s quarterly Housing Tenure Trends report shows continued growth in homeownership rates, up to 65.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. This represents a new high in the homeownership recovery that began four years ago and the largest share of households owning their homes since 2012.
America’s structural weaknesses are always exposed during a crisis and/or natural disasters; e.g. the Great Recession of 2008, numerous hurricanes, most notably Hurricane Katrina and most recently COVID-19.
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) were first certified by the U.S. Treasury 25 years ago to provide financing in communities left behind by the mainstream financial system. CDFIs have long been “first responders” to many small and growing businesses in communities throughout America and are very much on the front lines of the economic response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Covid-19’s economic fallout emphasizes that relief at all levels of governments and in partnership with the private sector is essential to mitigate the pandemic’s impact on renter households’ economic and housing stability. Enterprise urges Congress to work with the administration to offer much needed rental assistance. We also encourage state and local governments to work with property owners on ensuring flexibility and assistance for impacted renters in paying their back rent.
While we are all grappling with the health and financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, we know that storms and other natural disasters will continue to come and that many communities are now more vulnerable than ever.
Congress included nonprofit organizations under the Small Business Administration Payroll Protection Program. This program provides a 1 percent loan that can be forgiven if certain conditions are met and allows recipients to cover payroll expenses and rent for 2-3 months.
The Bob and Marcia Almquist is a “Housing First” development that will provide 105 units of permanent, supportive housing in a six-story building for chronically homeless, single adults. This project, like most of Plymouth Housing’s portfolio, will include 24 hour on-site staffing and on-site case management for residents.
This unique partnership between Proud Ground, a Community Land Trust, and Habitat for Humanity, will enable families with incomes ranging from 35% to 100% AMI to purchase condominiums that will re-establish roots in an area experiencing a rapid rate of displacement. It is a return home for many Portlanders whose families lived here years ago.
Enterprise Pacific Northwest is closely following state and local resources for affordable housing as they become available. We will be providing regular updates on resources for residents and housing providers on this page, and on social media. You can also follow Enterprise’s list of national resources and federal policy response.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to hurt families' economic and housing stability, Enterprise is analyzing the pandemic's near-term and long-term impacts on lower-income households and vulnerable communities.
Covid-19 has essentially put a microscope over the structural and institutional racism that is embedded in our communities. The only way to remedy this is with legislation focused on racial equity, improved health outcomes in low-income and rural communities, and actively undoing structural racism.
Stimulus checks began rolling out last week and will continue to be delivered over the next several weeks. But how far the money will go depends significantly on where people live and how much housing and basic necessities cost in their community.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold quickly, Enterprise Southeast is closely following state and local resources for affordable housing as they become available. We will be providing regular updates on resources for residents and housing providers on this page.
The timing of this pandemic can serve as wake-up call. Now is the time to respond to increasing climate events and mitigate the risks that threaten our most vulnerable communities, our homes and our lives.
Enterprise’s Policy Development & Research team looks at the connection between racial disparities in the Covid-19 pandemic and the housing challenges facing communities of color, especially black communities.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the Rural and Native team is working hand in hand with local and national housing providers, housing agencies, advocates and philanthropy to respond to the crisis and the needs of our rural communities. We will be providing regular updates on resources for residents and housing providers on this page.
Enterprise's Southern California team is compiling local, state and federal Covid-19 tools and resources for low-income housing and service providers, nonprofits, residents and small businesses. We will provide regular updates on this page and on social media. You can also follow Enterprise’s list of national resources and federal policy response.