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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 Authorsort descending Issues
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
Vacant Properties: Growing Number Increases Communities’ Costs and Challenges 12/09/2011 Government Accountability Office
Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide 07/17/2008 Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition Homeowners in Distress, Mortgage Foreclosure
Pennsylvanians' Attitudes on Home Affordability - Executive Summary 12/14/2006 Hart Research Associates Affordability
The State Of The Nation’s Housing 2013 07/13/2013 Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Affordability, Homeowners in Distress
State of the Nation's Housing 2010 06/17/2011 Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Strengthening the Rental Market, Affordability
Inclusionary Zoning: A Framework for Assessing the Advantages and Disadvantages 05/15/2008 Homes for Working Families Zoning & Land Use
A Quality Home is the Foundation Children Need 12/17/2010 Housing Alliance of PA Poverty Non-Housing Issues
Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing Development: A Fair Housing Toolkit 11/30/2004 Housing Alliance of PA Opposition to Affordable Housing Development
State Housing Trust Fund 2009 Talking Points 09/25/2009 Housing Alliance of PA 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
From a Factory Near You, Pennsylvania's Manufactured Homes 08/22/2006 Housing Alliance of PA Providing Stability for Manufactured Housing Residents
Housing Alliance Testimony on HB 1673 - Mobile Home Park Rights Act 09/03/2008 Housing Alliance of PA - Cindy Daley Providing Stability for Manufactured Housing Residents
Housing Alliance Testimony on HB 1201 - Amendment to Mobile Home Park Rights Act 12/02/2009 Housing Alliance of PA - Cindy Daley Providing Stability for Manufactured Housing Residents
Addressing Blight in Pennsylvania - Housing Alliance Senate Testimony 06/05/2008 Housing Alliance of PA - Liz Hersh Blight/Vacant Property
Testimony of the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania on Senate Bill 1291 06/17/2008 Housing Alliance of PA - Liz Hersh Blight/Vacant Property
Overview and Testimony on PA HB 2188 02/07/2008 Housing Alliance of PA - Liz Hersh Blight/Vacant Property, 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
A Look Back at 2012 12/18/2012 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
PA Housing Trust Fund Campaign Resources 04/23/2008 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
Conservatorship Handbooks 04/06/2013 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Vacant Property, Conservatorship
Summary of PA Land Banks Legislation 03/06/2013 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Vacant Property, State Housing Budget, Policies and Programs
Quick Guide: New Tools to Address Blight and Abandonment 03/29/2011 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Vacant Property, Conservatorship
Conservatorship for Abandoned Properties: Training PowerPoint 10/15/2009 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight/Vacant Property, Conservatorship
Reclaiming Abandoned Pennsylvania 03/15/2003 Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Conservatorship, Blight/Vacant Property

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