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PBN: Groundbreaking scheduled for Sheridan Small Homes

A groundbreaking has been scheduled on Oct. 18 for the construction of five net-zero homes in the city.

PBN: R.I. Housing gets $8.4M to address lead problems

The R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. will receive $8.4 million in federal funds toward lead cleanup efforts in the state, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Tuesday.

Politico: Senate clears stopgap spending bill, averts shutdown

The Senate today passed stopgap spending legislation that would ward off a looming government shutdown and keep federal funding on autopilot through Nov. 21.

Enterprise: Community Developments: September 25

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: September 25, 2019.

JCHS: New paper details the dramatic decline of low-cost rentals

This paper shows the extent and timing of declines in the low-cost rental stock by state and for the nation. Low-income renters are particularly impacted by diminishing low-cost supply, as evidenced by a strong correlation at the US state level between the extent of losses of low-cost rentals and rising housing cost burdens for low-income households between 1990 to 2017.

NLIHC: Senate Releases FY2020 Housing Spending Bill

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously to approve a spending bill for affordable housing and community development programs for fiscal year (FY) 2020.

NLIHC: Response to White House Actions on Homelessness

Last week, news broke that the White House is considering action to further criminalize homelessness, with a focus on California. In response, NLIHC issued a statement.

GHHI Publishes New Paper on Energy Equity

GHHI Publishes New Paper on Energy Equity: The State of Equity Measurement: A background review for energy-efficient programs

Brookings: Campaign 2020: How to fix America’s housing policies

At the third round of Democratic debates this week, moderators should ask candidates their position on a serious kitchen table issue: the increasing difficulty many Americans face in paying their monthly rent or mortgage.

Brookings: America has two economies—and they’re diverging fast

We’ve been harping for a while on the stark economic divides that define American life in the Donald Trump years.

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