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‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21 in Houston
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.
HomeRise is a renewal of hope in continuing effort to help end homelessness in San Francisco
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Community Housing Partnership announced today that it has changed its name to HomeRise. More than 30 years ago, the norm for helping someone experiencing homelessness was to put them up in a small, furnished room and hope for the best. That changed when nonprofit housing developers and homelessness advocates came together and formed Community Housing Partnership.
Study: 2019 California Housing Workforce Shortage Is Barrier to Affordability
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- According to California's Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.
Open Letter from California City Leaders Calls for Prevailing Wages in State Housing Reforms
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- In an open letter that ran as a full page ad in today's Sacramento Bee, elected leaders from six of California's eight largest cities called on California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to include prevailing wage standards in state housing reforms. The ad was paid for by Smart Cities Prevail (SCP).