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3 October 2015
Denver, Colorado, United States
Artists need cheap living costs, but their presence improves a community and the property values. The State of Colorado and private developers are creating affordable housing and work spaces for artists in neighborhoo...
11 July 2015
America has the largest number of homeless women and children in the industrialized world - it’s a depressing statistic exacerbated by a housing crisis that forced thousands of families out onto the street. The first-...
17 June 2015
Glenview, Illinois, United States
Many wealthy, white communities in the Chicago suburbs would not welcome an affordable housing development - perhaps residents wouldn’t say so outright, but instead they might pass laws prohibiting apartment buildings...
5 April 2015
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A Dutch nursing home brings together students and seniors with an innovative housing plan: offering rent-free apartments to students. In exchange, the students must partake in nursing home events for at least 30 hours...
6 March 2015
Los Angeles, California, United States
SHIELDS for Families works in one of the country's most notoriously dilapidated housing projects to revitalize the neighborhood by providing education, treatment and counseling services.
20 January 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
New Orleans implemented an extraordinary 10-year plan that engaged unprecedented cross-sector collaboration between government, non-profit, and private entities to provide housing and housing services to the city's ho...
5 November 2013
Houston, Texas, United States
Under 800 Words
Milwaukee County’s mental health system put more resources in expensive emergency care rather than invest in programs that offer continual care. As a result, Milwaukee County identifies nine solutions from other citie...
11 December 2012
For a megacity with more than 18 million people in its metro area, Mumbai, India is not a particularly vertical city. Many of its inhabitants squeeze into low-rise slums crammed into the urban space. But an ongoing sl...
22 November 2012
Unlike many other countries who have found public housing facilities to be highly prone to crime and toxic loan practices, Singapore uses a mix of resident home ownership, policing, and mixed-income developments to cr...
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