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Housing Links

There is a wealth of information on Affordable Housing on the web that can provide knowledge and direction for your needs. Please see them below.


Affordable Housing Finance

Affordable Housing Finance magazine's website containing news, articles, and event announcements.

www.housingfinance.com/ahf/


American Associate of Homes and Services for the Aging

The members of AAHSA help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home.

www.aahsa.org 

 
American Senior Housing Association

Addresses challenges of housing the elderly. Focuses on legislative issues information exchange among developers and managers of senior housing.

www.seniorshousing.org


The Berkeley Library Housing Research Resources

Selective bibliographic research guide to the UC Berkeley library and Internet housing literature.

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ENVI/research_housing.html


The Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy

Contains research, reports, editorials, announcements and other information related to housing, welfare, employment, transportation and other topics. The Brookings Institution is a Washington, DC think tank.

www.brook.edu/es/urban/urban.htm


Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Nonpartisan research organization and policy institute, with low-income housing and welfare among its primary areas of research.

www.cbpp.org


Code Talk

A federal inter-agency site focusing on Native American housing issues.

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing/ih/codetalk


Community Connections Clearinghouse

HUD-sponsored housing, community, and economic development site containing program regulations, case studies, publications, funding information, training and conference announcements, and referrals to technical assistance providers.

www.comcon.org


Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA)

Targets large agencies managing public housing and administering vouchers. Provides legislative updates and other resources to its membership, including its own databases of housing information.

www.clpha.org


Fannie Mae Foundation

Focuses on affordable homeownership and housing opportunities. Contains publications, news releases, and information on grants, fellowships, and events.

www.fanniemae.com


HUD Homes and Communities Newsroom

Contains top stories/press releases from HUD, frequently requested information, and links to other resources on HUD's website.

www.hud.gov/news/index.cfm


HUD HOPE VI Homepage

HUD's official site for its HOPE VI public housing revitalization program. Contains funding and grant information, program implementation resources, training, FAQs, and useful links.

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/ph/hope6

Housing Assistance Council

Provides information, news, and resources on rural housing topics.

www.ruralhome.org


Housingfinance.com

Affordable housing news, articles, resources.

www.housingfinance.com


Housing Research Foundation

Private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to research of public housing, focusing on HOPE VI program and housing the elderly and disabled.

www.housingresearch.org


HUDCLIPS

HUD's on-line reference library and clearinghouse containing handbooks, notices, forms, letters, and regulations.

http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/hudclips/


HUD Multifamily Housing

Responsible for the overall management, development, direction, and administration of HUD's Multifamily Housing Programs.
 
www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/mfh/hsgmulti.cfm
 


HUD Public and Indian Housing Information Center (PIC)

Collects, stores, and analyzes data collected by PHAs on public housing and voucher families. Provides FAQs, news briefs, training and TA, event announcements and profiles of PHAs.

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing/systems/pic

 

HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing

Includes information on funding, events, regulations, policies, and developments affecting the public housing and housing choice voucher programs.

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing


Knowledgeplex

Operated by the Fannie Mae Foundation, contains a wealth of current information on a broad range of affordable housing topics -- from federal policy to local initiatives. Searchable database is updated daily.

www.knowledgeplex.org


Lead Listing

National Lead Service Providers' listing system for locating qualified lead service providers, renovators trained in lead-safe practices, EPA-recognized lead analysis laboratories, and lead training providers.

www.leadlisting.org


Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation

Nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the well-being of low-income persons. Features studies related to welfare reform, workforce development, and welfare-to-work policies.

www.mdrc.org


National Affordable Housing Management Association

Provides resources, legislative news, and local directories for companies managing affordable housing.

www.nahma.org


National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)

Announces new regulations, legislative developments, events and trainings. Members may view additional information online.

www.nahro.org


National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies

Dedicated to affordable housing finances, features breaking news and legislative updates as well as training and conference information.

www.nalhfa.org


National Council of State Housing Agencies

Offers workshop information, legislative updates, press releases, an online bookstore, and a directory of state housing agencies.

www.ncsha.org


National Fair Housing Advocate Online

Provides timely news information regarding housing discrimination issues. Maintained by the Tennessee Fair Housing Council and supported by HUD funds.

www.fairhousing.com


National Housing Conference

Advocacy association for low-income housing and community development. Offers a clearinghouse of information on housing and housing-related concerns.

www.nhc.org


National Housing and Rehabilitation Association

An association focusing on multifamily housing. This site offers conference listings, publications, and tax credit information and advice.

www.housingonline.com


National Leased Housing Association

Trade association dedicated to informing national housing policy. Features a list of relevant links and assisted housing updates.

www.hudnlha.com


National Low Income Housing Coalition

Provides up-to-date news, FAQs, HUD budget charts, and educational materials and forums about affordable housing needs.

www.nlihc.org


Neighborhood Network

Association focusing on community revitalization and educational services. Features a job bank and information on its Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute.

www.nw.org


One Economy Corporation

National nonprofit that makes technology more accessible to affordable housing residents. Its Beehive site provides families with information on health, jobs, money management and education.

www.one-economy.com, www.thebeehive.org


Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA)

Contains legislative information, regulatory updates, an event calendar, housing links, and staff information. Members can view The Advocate online.

www.phada.org


The Urban Institute

Nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization. Its Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center researches the quality of communities, resident access to opportunities, and impacts of federal and local public policies.

www.urban.org


U.S. Census Bureau - 2010 Census Data

Contains tables and maps of Census 2010 data, summaries of most requested data, new data releases, geographic products, briefs, reports, and publications.

http://2010.census.gov/2010census/index.php

US Conference of Mayors

Contains information and resources related to national urban/suburban policy, including housing, transportation, welfare, and homeland security.

www.usmayors.org/uscm/home.asp


US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD's official website, containing a wealth of information from phone numbers of HUD staff to excerpts from recent congressional hearings.

www.hud.gov

 

US Department of Agriculture - Rural and Community Development

USDA provides homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, as well as programs for home renovation and repair. USDA also makes financing available to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents of multi-unit housing buildings to ensure they are able to make rent payments.

www.usda.gov 

 

US Environmental Protection Agency

Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil Provides basic information, news releases, rules and regulations, education and outreach, studies and trainings related to lead hazards and prevention.

www.epa.gov/lead


Welfare Information Network

Provides information on welfare-to-work policies and practice, policy analysis, and technical assistance on welfare reform.

www.financeprojectinfo.org/win/