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CHCDF Series on Housing as Infrastructure

The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF), a group of more than 60 national organizations dedicated to adequate federal housing and community development funding for lower income families and communities, is running a blog series outlining why affordable housing is a critical component of our nation’s infrastructure in need of federal investments. Organizations participating in the blog series represent a broad array of housing needs, including senior, rural, and public housing.

Policymakers from both sides of the aisle agree that a significant federal investment in infrastructure should be a top national priority. Affordable housing is an essential element in any infrastructure package not only because housing informs other infrastructure needs, but because it provides an enduring investment in economic growth.

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CHCDF Series on Housing as Infrastructure

Bringing Healthy, Efficient  Infrastructure Home Originally published Thursday, February 16, 2017, on Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future Our Nation’s infrastructure is more than just roads and … [Read More...]

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CHCDF Series on Housing as Infrastructure

What's New Originally published Thursday, February 9, 2017 on Housing Assistance Council (HAC) News by Stephen Sugg,Housing Assistance Council (HAC) We know that decent and affordable housing does great (and … [Read More...]

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CHCDF Series on Housing as Infrastructure

Brainstorming Bright Ideas for the Future Originally published Tuesday, January 31, 2017 on NHC Open House Blog by Kaitlyn Snyder & Rebekah King, National Housing Conference  Housing provides … [Read More...]

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Sweeping federal investigation finds City of Houston’s housing segregation violates Civil Rights Act

Prologue, written by Will Livesley O'Neill: Despite repeated warnings from fair housing advocates, the mayor of Houston moved last year to block the city's first public housing development in a high opportunity … [Read More...]

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President Obama’s move to commute prison sentences highlights affordable housing needs of people with criminal records

November 9, 2016 By Jacob Schmidt, NLIHC Policy Intern President Obama and his administration have led the charge in pushing for criminal justice reform and has commuted a total of 872 inmates since 2014. He … [Read More...]

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What Will President Trump Mean for Affordable Housing?

With last week’s historic election, Donald J. Trump will become our nation’s 45th President. As he begins his term in office, he will have the support of a Republican-led House and Senate, giving him and his … [Read More...]

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