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Housing

Housing is a subtopic of Community & Housing.

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  • CitiesSpeak

Dr. Ben Carson will likely take over the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its budget. HUD provides significant resources to cities and their residents – so when it comes to affordable housing…

photo - Cities Are Part of the Prescription to Fix America’s Affordable Housing Crisis
photo - Cities Are Part of the Prescription to Fix America’s Affordable Housing Crisis
  • CitiesSpeak

An upcoming webinar will show how cities can provide their residents with reliable, low-cost, and easy-to-perform home energy assessments.

When the city of Berkeley, California, launched its Building Energy…

photo - Cities Turn to Home Energy Score to Help Residents Save Money and Reduce Energy Waste
photo - Cities Turn to Home Energy Score to Help Residents Save Money and Reduce Energy Waste
  • Webinar

With more than 50,000 homes scored, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score is gaining momentum across the country. The Home Energy Score provides homeowners and homebuyers with a simple way to understand how much energy a home is…

  • CitiesSpeak

Launched by NLC President Matt Zone, the task force will pursue a three-pronged strategy over the next year that will include municipal engagement and peer learning, documentation of promising and emerging city approaches,…

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playground
  • CitiesSpeak

Clutter, code enforcement, and safety regulations are simply distractions. Here’s how city leaders can prevent tragedies like the Ghost Ship fire in their own communities.

The tragedy of the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland…

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warehouse
  • CitiesSpeak

For the third straight year, mayors have identified housing as a fundamental challenge facing their communities, according to our 2016 State of the Cities report.

Recognizing the unique role that housing plays in the fabric of cities, 40…

Veteran housing
Veteran housing
  • CitiesSpeak

On Monday in New Orleans, first lady Michelle Obama joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu and community members to congratulate them for becoming the first city in the nation to achieve the goal of the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. To…

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama
  • CitiesSpeak

Building on the success of Phoenix and Salt Lake City in ending chronic veteran homelessness, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced in January that the city had achieved the goal of the Mayors Challenge and reached functional zero on…

Mayor Landrieu announced in January that the city had achieved the goal of the Mayors Challenge
Mayor Landrieu announced in January that the city had achieved the goal of the Mayors Challenge
  • CitiesSpeak

The Commonwealth of Virginia is poised to be the first state to end veteran homelessness, providing hope - and evidence - that we can end this national disgrace.

Yesterday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined federal, state and local…

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe
  • CitiesSpeak

 Veteran homelessness has dropped 33% since 2010 and 10% in the last year alone.

As part of NLC’s on-going State of the Cities series, Veterans Day offers an opportunity to look closely at how cities are following through on their…

navy vet homeless
navy vet homeless