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.
Denver Health is partnering with the Denver Housing Authority to repurpose a former administrative building on the hospital campus at 655 Broadway into affordable senior housing, including 14 apartments designated to help homeless patients transition out of the hospital.
The House of Representatives passed the "Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019", H.R. 3702, with strong bi-partisan support. The bill, introduced by Representatives Al Green (D-TX-9) and Ann Wagner (R-MO-2), would strengthen and permanently authorize HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program.
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.