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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
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 Community Revitalization
Philadelphia Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program: Initial Report of Findings 06/20/2011 The Reinvestment Fund of the Philadelphia Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program Homeowners in Distress, Mortgage Foreclosure
State of the Nation's Housing 2010 06/17/2011 Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Strengthening the Rental Market, Affordability
PaSDC: Pennsylvania State Data Center 06/16/2011 Pennsylvania State Data Center Strengthening the Rental Market, Community Revitalization
Case File: Conservatorship in Butler County 06/13/2011 Conservatorship
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
Report on Pennsylvania’s Point in Time Counts in Homeless Populations Shows Decrease 06/09/2011 People's Emergency Center Homelessness
Regional Housing Legal Services - Conservatorship Implementation and Best Practices Manual 06/09/2011 Regional Housing Legal Services Conservatorship
Center for Community Progress: "Land Banks and Land Banking" 06/07/2011 Frank Alexander, Co-Founder and General Counsel, Center for Community Progress Blight/Vacant Property
High-Quality Affordable Housing Impacts Health 05/19/2011 Center for Housing Policy Senior Research Associate Rebecca Cohen Poverty Non-Housing Issues
High-Quality Affordable Housing Impacts Children's Education 05/19/2011 Center for Housing Policy Senior Research Associate Maya Brennan Poverty Non-Housing Issues
Out of Reach 2011 05/04/2011 National Low Income Housing Coalition Strengthening the Rental Market, Affordability
Quick Guide: New Tools to Address Blight and Abandonment 03/29/2011 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Vacant Property, Conservatorship
"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
Telling Community Action's Story: A Guidebook 02/16/2011 National Association for State Community Services Programs Federal Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
Map Your Community Interface 01/18/2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Strengthening the Rental Market, Community Revitalization
A Quality Home is the Foundation Children Need 12/17/2010 Housing Alliance of PA Poverty Non-Housing Issues
HEMAP - EHLP Comparison Guide 12/01/2010 Donald Marritz and Rachel Blake, Staff Attorneys, Regional Housing Legal Services Federal Housing Budget, Policies and Programs, State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs, Homeowners in Distress, Mortgage Foreclosure
New Partnership for Sustainable Communities Report 11/30/2010 Office of Sustainable Communities Community Revitalization
The Effects of Marcellus Shale Drilling on Housing in the Northern Tier 11/05/2010 Mullin & Lonergan Associates Strengthening the Rental Market, Affordability, Rural Housing, Workforce Housing
Gubernatorial White Paper 2010 08/05/2010 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
Costs to the Commonwealth of PA's Shortage of Affordable Homes 06/18/2010 Housing Alliance of PA Affordability, Poverty Non-Housing Issues
Poverty Data by Legislative District 06/18/2010 Kathy Fisher, Public Citizens for Children and Youth Poverty Non-Housing Issues

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