Resource Library

The Housing Alliance's Resource Library is offered as a public service. Search or browse the library for the latest and best research, analysis, how-to manuals, slide presentations, websites and other resources dealing with affordable housing and community development. You can search by Keyword or Filter the listing by a particular issue. You can also sort the list of publications by Title, Publication Date or Author by clicking at the top of the appropriate column.

Resourcesort ascending Publication Date Author Issues
Without Just Cause: A 50-State Review of the (Lack of) Rights of Tenants in Foreclosure 03/11/2009 National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, the National Low Income Housing Coalition Strengthening the Rental Market, Mortgage Foreclosure
Without Housing: Decades of Federal Housing Cutbacks, Massive Homelessness and Policy Failures 04/24/2008 Western Regional Advocay Project Homelessness
Westmoreland County Land Bank Ordinance 01/16/2014 Blight/Vacant Property
Weatherization Programs Resource Grid 06/03/2009 John Gerhard, Pennsylvania Utility Law Project Utilities/Energy
Voices of Poverty 02/27/2012
Veterans Permanent Supportive Housing: Policy and Practice 05/08/2013 Homelessness
Vacant Properties: Growing Number Increases Communities’ Costs and Challenges 12/09/2011 Government Accountability Office
Utility Allowance Pamphlet for Tenants 08/06/2009 National Housing Law Project Utilities/Energy
Using Conservatorship to Reclaim Properties: Case Studies 06/10/2011 Housing Alliance of PA, featuring Andrew Menchyk, Jr., Esq. and Richard L. Vanderslice, Esq. Conservatorship
Urban Affairs Hearing on Land Banks 03/11/2010 PA General Assembly Blight/Vacant Property
Updated Quick Guide NOW Including Land Banks, December 2012 12/12/2012 Blight/Vacant Property, State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
United Way of PA - State Budget Survey 12/04/2012 United Way of Pennsylvania State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
Tri-COG Blight Impact Report Documents 10/01/2013 Blight/Vacant Property
Traditional Neighborhood Development Ordinance Handbook 10/06/2009 York-Adams Regional Smart Growth Coalition & Town Planning and Design Associates Community Revitalization, Zoning & Land Use
Total Manufactured Housing Units 08/22/2006 U.S. Census and Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access Providing Stability for Manufactured Housing Residents
Top Ten Things You Should Know About Pennsylvania’s Land Bank Legislation 07/13/2013
The Untapped Potential of Land Bank/Land Trust Partnerships 02/22/2013 Blight/Vacant Property, Community Revitalization, Zoning & Land Use
The U.S. Housing Market: Current Conditions and Policy Considerations 01/19/2012 The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
The State Of The Nation’s Housing 2013 07/13/2013 Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Affordability, Homeowners in Distress
The State of Pennsylvania's Housing: A Comparative Analysis of Need, Policy and Funding 08/22/2006 Karen L. Black for the Housing Alliance of PA Affordability
The State of Homelessness in America 2012 01/18/2012 National Alliance to End Homelessness Homelessness
The Impact on Housing in Appalachian Pennsylvania as a Result of Marcellus Shale 10/31/2011 The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development
The House Next Door 09/15/2006 Innovative Housing Institute Opposition to Affordable Housing Development
The Hidden Cost of the Housing Crisis: The Impact on Young Children's Odds of Success 09/24/2008 Joydeep Roy, Economic Policy Institute; Partnership for America’s Economic Success Strengthening the Rental Market, Mortgage Foreclosure, Poverty Non-Housing Issues
The HEARTH Act - Changes to HUD’s Homeless Assistance Programs 05/25/2010 Norm Suchar, National Alliance to End Homelessness Homelessness


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