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Visit to a Safe Haven

HUD’s HOPE VI program was developed to deal with severely distressed public housing through three critical factors: physical improvement, management improvement and social and community services.

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Teacher Housing

It’s a well-known problem in many areas of the country: A pernicious combination of high land values, mounting construction costs, super-gentrification and lagging wages have conspired to put decent housing out of reach for the workforce on which the increasingly affluent community depends.

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The Guru Is In: The forgotten housing experiment

When, in the 1960’s, Lyndon Johnson launched the federal government into the regulated public- private partnership era of affordable housing delivery, the initiative drew on two decades of multifamily rental experience, about which until very recently I knew nothing – the benevolent insurance-company as workforce housing investor/developer.

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Blueprint for June: Hometown for all

This spring, engineering professors and students from universities across the country descended upon the sprawling, tree-filled campus of Stony Brook University, just a few miles from where Long Island meets the Sound, to explore technical innovations aimed at helping people age in their homes.

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