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City of Flint adopts Beyond Blight Comprehensive Blight Elimination Framework, offering model for other cities

With a five-year implementation timeline, the Framework uses a data-driven approach that brings increased transparency and clarity to the scale of the challenge.
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Expansion of the State Housing Trust Fund Introduced in House and Senate

Legislation to provide additional funding from Realty Transfer Tax would expand affordable housing options statewide.
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Job Opening: Executive Director - Camp Hill, PA

Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council is hiring!
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Pittsburgh hopes land bank will fix 'broken' system

Last year, city council passed legislation backed by Mayor Bill Peduto to establish a Pittsburgh Land Bank.
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HUD Announces $150 Million in Rental Assistance Grants to Expand Housing Options for People With Disabilities

The funding was awarded to 25 State Housing Agencies to support permanent affordable rental housing and needed supportive services for nearly 4,600 households.
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Fewer homeless people in Lancaster County as "housing first" initiatives take effect

The decreasing numbers suggest that federally funded, research-driven strategies adopted by the Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness are having an effect.
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“Housing first” approach works for homeless, study says

Ensure that the homeless receive permanent shelter first, and their chances of achieving stability will increase.
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Programs Work: Child Poverty Cut in Half in Pennsylvania

IN PA, nearly 360,000 fewer children were in poverty between 2011 and 2013.
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