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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.

Resource Publication Date Author Issues
More Than a Roof: Case Studies of Public Housing Agency Initiatives to Increase Residents' Economic Security 12/31/2011 Center for Housing Policy Affordable Rental
Vacant Properties: Growing Number Increases Communities’ Costs and Challenges 12/09/2011 Government Accountability Office
Large Majority of Housing Voucher Recipients Work, are Elderly, or Have Disabilities 12/02/2011 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Federal Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
New Resource Center on Supportive Housing 11/28/2011 Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) Homelessness, Affordable Rental
Sustainable Community Essentials Rapid Assessment for SWPA 11/04/2011 Sustainable Pittsburgh Blight/Land Banks
Marcellus Natural Gas Development's Effect on Housing in Pennsylvania 11/03/2011 Center for the Study of Community and the Economy at Lycoming College State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
The Impact on Housing in Appalachian Pennsylvania as a Result of Marcellus Shale 10/31/2011 The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development
Crisis Indicator: Triage Tool for Identifying Homeless Adults in Crisis 07/31/2011 Economic Roundtable Homelessness
Reinvesting in Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods: The Case for Transit-Oriented Development 07/07/2011 Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group Blight/Land Banks
Behind Closed Doors: The Hidden Health Impacts of Being Behind on Rent 07/05/2011 Children's HealthWatch Poverty Non-Housing Issues
Federal Reserve “Map Your Community” Widget 06/23/2011 Federal Reserve of Philadelphia and PolicyMap Blight/Land Banks
Philadelphia Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program: Initial Report of Findings 06/20/2011 The Reinvestment Fund of the Philadelphia Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program Homeownership
State of the Nation's Housing 2010 06/17/2011 Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Affordable Rental
PaSDC: Pennsylvania State Data Center 06/16/2011 Pennsylvania State Data Center Affordable Rental, Blight/Land Banks
Case File: Conservatorship in Butler County 06/13/2011 Blight/Land Banks
Using Conservatorship to Reclaim Properties: Case Studies 06/10/2011 Housing Alliance of PA, featuring Andrew Menchyk, Jr., Esq. and Richard L. Vanderslice, Esq. Blight/Land Banks
Regional Housing Legal Services - Conservatorship Implementation and Best Practices Manual 06/09/2011 Regional Housing Legal Services Blight/Land Banks
Report on Pennsylvania’s Point in Time Counts in Homeless Populations Shows Decrease 06/09/2011 People's Emergency Center Homelessness
Center for Community Progress: "Land Banks and Land Banking" 06/07/2011 Frank Alexander, Co-Founder and General Counsel, Center for Community Progress Blight/Land Banks
High-Quality Affordable Housing Impacts Children's Education 05/19/2011 Center for Housing Policy Senior Research Associate Maya Brennan Poverty Non-Housing Issues
High-Quality Affordable Housing Impacts Health 05/19/2011 Center for Housing Policy Senior Research Associate Rebecca Cohen Poverty Non-Housing Issues
Out of Reach 2011 05/04/2011 National Low Income Housing Coalition Affordable Rental
Quick Guide: New Tools to Address Blight and Abandonment 03/29/2011 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Land Banks
"Evidence Matters" - HUD Publication on Strategies to Revitalize Neighborhoods of Concentrated Poverty 03/01/2011 Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 8 Spreadsheet: Project-Based Units by Congressional District 02/24/2011 National Low Income Housing Coalition, the National Housing Trust and the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Federal Housing Budget, Policies and Programs

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