BEDFORD, NH — A total of $12.5 million for the construction of new multi-family rental developments in Exeter, Bristol, and Jaffrey, as well as for supportive housing units and the refinancing of three existing developments, and funds for a Concord homeless organization, was recently approved by the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA), according to a press statement. With additional funding of $25.5 million from other sources, these developments reflect a public-private investment ofRead More →

With the number of homeless people in New York City reaching an all-time high, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a five-year plan in February to reduce homelessness and provide better services by opening 90 new shelters and expanding 30 existing ones. As the de Blasio administration rolls out the plan, where the city decides to put the additional shelters has grown contentious. The city’s primary shelter system is a patchwork of dormitories, family shelters, commercialRead More →

Julius Constantine Motal Homeless families could soon be moving into 5731 Broadway. That is unless elected officials have something to say about it. Community Board 8 is set to take on the discussion July 27., Julius Constantine Motal Just a year after effectively losing a battle to get homeless families out of a Broadway hotel, elected officials and community leaders were caught by surprise yet again when word got out that a recently constructedRead More →, Office of Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer NEW YORK — When New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer attended the first meeting of Girl Scout Troop 6000 in his district in western Queens this year, he hadn’t the slightest inkling that the small group of girls gathering here would have such an impact. As the first Girl Scout troop in New York designed specifically for homeless girls, Troop 6000 began in February asRead More →

Sullivan Solar Power has recently collaborated with Community Development Partners, a local organization based in Newport Beach, to install a solar photovoltaic system at ‘the Orchard.’ The 118,000-watt AC solar system will power the new residence for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. In June of 2016, the Santa Ana City Council voted unanimously to direct $1.2 million and 71 project-based vouchers to the city’s first large-scale permanent supportive housing project for chronically homeless individuals. Community DevelopmentRead More →, Virginia Rea An informational meeting about homelessness drew a capacity crowd, and then some, to the Yreka City Council chambers on Tuesday night. “Homelessness 101”, presented by Dr. Robert Marbut, included statistics regarding the homeless population in Siskiyou County; perhaps surprisingly to some, Marbut estimates the entire year-round homeless population in the County to total between 50-82 people, with about 15-32 residing in Yreka, 12-20 in Mt. Shasta, and about 23-30 in the restRead More →

“Coolidge Place,” seen here in a conceptual rendering, is a $13.25 million affordable town home and ranch-style apartment development in southern Oakland County that will include green space and a community center. South Oakland Shelter is taking on the scarcity of quality, affordable housing in Oakland County by getting into the housing development business for itself. The number of low-income renters in Oakland County — which has the second highest median household income inRead More →