Fair housing

126 sites listed

 
AIDS Housing Corporation
http://www.ahc.org/
This site is home of this non-profit agency that facilitates housing programs for people living with HIV disease and AIDS, primarily in Massachusetts. Information provided includes newsletters, advocacy information, employment opportunities, and recent projects and programs.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Massachusetts, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Hospice / Healthcare
 
Albermarle County Office of Housing
http://monticello.avenue.gen.va.us/Gov/Albemarle/housing.html
“The Office of Housing provides Comprehensive Housing Counseling Services for all citizens of Albermarle County, and Financial Rental Assistance for low and moderate income residents.” Information on this site includes their programs, services, contact information, and information about related local agencies.
Rating: Informative
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Virginia, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Alpha One
http://www.alpha-one.org/
A Maine non-profit organization run by and for people with disabilities, the Alpha One site provides disability information, programs, services and resources.
Rating: Recommended
Location: South Portland, Maine, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maine, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Assisted Living
 
 
Alpha One’s Accessible Housing Information
http://www.alpha-one.org/housing.htm
A part of the primary Alpha One site, this page provides a wealth of information about The Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, accessible design, low cost solutions, and Fair Housing.
Rating: Excellent
Location: South Portland, Maine, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maine, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Assisted Living
 
Alpha-One Fair Housing Accessibility Information
http://www.alpha-one.org/builder.htm
A part of the primary Alpha One site, this page provides technical assistance regarding design and construction requirements of the 1988 Fair Housing Act. Restrictions are made on certain residential dwellings, and the site is geared toward those involved in the design and construction process: architects, builders, contractors, developers, and site planners.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Portland, Maine, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maine, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
American Housing Survey
http://www.huduser.org/data/other/ahs.html
“The national American Housing Survey, conducted every 2 years by the Bureau of Census for HUD, provides detailed data on housing costs, home financing, household equipment, housing and neighborhood conditions, and the households that occupy them. Data are based on a sample of 55,000 housing units and are reported by region and nationally.” This data, along with prior surveys are available to download.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
American Planning Association Policy Guide on Community Residences
http://www.planning.org/govt/commres.htm
This page identifies and defines APA’s resolution about community residences for people with disabilities, stating that they are residential uses that should be rightfully allowed in all zoning districts where other residences are permitted uses. Other issues related to community residences are also discussed.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, National, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
American Planning Association Policy Guide to Manufactured Homes
http://www.planning.org/govt/manhome.htm
This page identifies and defines APA’s resolution about manufactured homes as reasonable, cost effective means of shelter, and discusses cost effective standards, design standards, and administrative procedures for manufactured homes in local zoning ordinances and regulations.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community, Manufactured
 
Australian Capital Territory Housing Assistance Act of 1987
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/act/consol_act/haa1987207/
This site provides the entire Act online, and includes information about the Commissioner of Housing, Housing Assistance Programs, and financial arrangements for the Australian Capital Territory.
Rating: Informative
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Related pages: AustraliaAustralia, Australian Capital Territory, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Australian Housing Assistance Act 1996
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/haa1996207/
This site provides the entire Act online, and includes information about Housing Assistance, research grants and funding, and other financial arrangements for Australia’s housing.
Rating: Informative
Location: Australia
Related pages: Australia, National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Avery Friedman’s Fair Housing Training Program
http://www.diamondback-media.com/fair1.html
The website for this Training Program is geared toward real estate and housing officials looking to inform staff and faculty of the basics of Fair Housing Policy. Information is also available about other training programs and specific information contained in the video seminar.
Rating: Informative
Location: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Texas, Index / Periodical, Fair housing
 
Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development
http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/HABC/hcd.htm
This site loads very slowly, but it is worth the wait if you are looking for information about their vast agency services, including Fair Housing, building inspection, neighborhood coordination, housing inspection, land acquisition, multi-family and commercial development, homeownership, neighborhood centers, daycare, Headstart, energy assistance, historical preservation and homelessness.
Rating: Informative
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maryland, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
http://www.bazelon.org/
The Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing and other types of related legal issues are discussed on this site of a Mental Health Legal Clinic.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Best Practices For Human Settlements Database
http://www.bestpractices.org/
“This searchable database contains proven solutions to common urban problems facing the world’s cities today.” A variety of projects are discussed, including those relating to affordable housing, homelessness, land usage, construction techniques, home financing, and a wealth of related issues, such as poverty, education, sustainability, economic development, social services, gender equity and equality, environmental protection, and other urban issues. Full project descriptions are provided only if you have an account with them.
Rating: Excellent
Location: New York, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, Multi-National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Bob’s Open Door
http://www.cix.co.uk/~franklin/
With the self-proclaimed mission statement “Open Door is committed to bringing you subjective, unreliable, and probably out of date comments on social housing websites,” this site includes a wonderful array of housing-related sites. Be sure to check out Bob’s downloadable “Affordability Spreadsheet.”
Rating: Recommended
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Broadland Housing Association.
http://www.broadland-housing.org.uk/
Although the site indicates that “this non-profit housing agency provides homes for people in housing need, including families, single persons, the elderly, and those in special need,” the site is woefully lacking in other information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Norwich, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing
 
Bromford Carinthia Housing Association
http://www.telford.gov.uk/bromcar.htm
Geared toward redeveloping vacant properties, maintaining community atmosphere, and creating housing for those with special needs, this Housing Association site lists project and office locations and details projects to date.
Rating: Informative
Location: Wolverhampton, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community
 
California Fair Housing Offices
http://www.dca.ca.gov/r_r/fairhou1.htm
This site lists all of the state of California’s Fair Housing agencies, representatives, and offices with appropriate (although unlinkable) contact information provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Fair housing
 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/cfda/
This site contains information on all financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by the departments and establishments of the United States Federal government, and is fully indexed with program descriptions, application information and other pertinent topics.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/
This site includes information about every subject covered by the United States Census, and is fully searchable. Frequently updated, it provides the most current housing information in a variety of formats and subject headings for your ease of location, with most indexed, obviously, under the “H” heading.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Neighborhood / Community, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / Homeless
 
Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access — State University of New York at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning
http://www.arch.buffalo.edu/~idea/
The IDEA site offers educational resources that relate to the Fair Housing Guidelines and help builders and architects comply with the law, and displays concepts of universal design. Descriptions of their research and programs, publications, software, and related resources are provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, National, University Program, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural
 
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
http://www.cbpp.org/
“The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low- and moderate-income people.” Their site details past reports, ongoing studies, and a wealth of information regarding federal and state policies affecting primarily moderate- and low-income residents in the fields of healthcare, housing, and poverty.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Shelter / Homeless
 
Centre for Housing Research and Urban Studies — University of Glasgow
http://www.gla.ac.uk/Inter/CHRUS/
This site provides information about the Centre’s programs and studies, ongoing research, related information, and links to similar housing research institutes. Their main study focus lies in housing finance and economics, housing and urban society, and urban change and policy.
Rating: Informative
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Related pages: UKUK, Scotland, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union
http://www.tenant.net/Other_Areas/Illinois/CUTU/cutuhtm.html
This site disseminates information to Champaign-Urbana residents about preventing and resolving landlord-tenant conflicts, and provides access to counseling, mediation, information, and community education programs to promote safe, decent, affordable housing options.
Rating: Informative
Location: Champaign, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing
 
Chartered Institute of Housing — London Chapter
http://www.focusnet.co.uk/cih/
The online newsletter meant to keep branch members informed of events, this site maintains a library of past presentations related to elderly and disabled housing, as well as general housing issues and discussions. Unfortunately, it is not well updated or maintained, which makes it rather frustrating to use.
Rating: Informative
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Cleveland Tenants Organization
http://little.nhlink.net/nhlink/housing/cto/cto.htm
Information about tenant rights and local housing opportunities and organizations in the Cleveland area is provided on this site. It is not comprehensive, but useful for Cleveland residents and renters nationwide.
Rating: Informative
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Coalition to Preserve the Fair Housing Act
http://www.bazelon.org/cpfha/cpfha.html
“The Coalition has been formed in response to several legislative threats to the 1988 Fair Housing Act.” Details of the legislation’s history and progress, subsequent problems, and ongoing investigations are included.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Comhairle: The Scottish Centre for European Policy Sector Studies — University of Paisley
http://www.paisley.ac.uk/research/co-
This site has copies of all Scottish public sector annual reports and accounts from 1994 to date, and a comprehensive range of journals and magazines in the library. Also discussed are ongoing research projects in areas including housing; education; local economic development; nursing; health economics, management and policy; defense; human resource management in the public sector; financial reporting in the public sector; and organization and administration in the public sector.
Rating: Informative
Location: Paisley, Scotland, UK
Related pages: UKUK, Scotland, National, Non-Profit Organization, University Program, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
COMM-ORG: The On-Line Conference on Community Organizing and Development
http://uac.rdp.utoledo.edu/comm-org/
“Available at this site, or linked to it: information from and about community organizing groups and networks; resources to help create community-controlled plans and then development; resources to help communities conduct “action research” on their own or with higher education partners; a “Policy Page” where you can find links to government and policy web sites and where our members post information about current issues and announcements; advice on how to use the Internet in activism; information on community organizing funders, technical assistance providers, and training materials; teaching and research resources such as course syllabi, research archives, and on-line readings from both academic and activist sources; and a working papers and reviews page containing original papers and book reviews.”
Rating: Recommended
Location: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
Community Connections
http://www.comcon.org/
This site is “The Information Center for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Office of Community Planning and Development,” and provides program regulations, descriptions of model programs, case studies of affordable housing initiatives, publications on expanding affordable housing opportunities, funding information, training and conference announcements, and referrals to technical assistance providers.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Community Services Planning Council
http://www.sacramento.org/cspc/
The CSPC and its site coordinate programs serving children, seniors, medically underserved, hungry and homeless people and nonprofit organizations in the Sacramento area. Information included on this site: provided services, ongoing programs and projects, contact and assistance information, and research and resource links.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Assisted LivingHospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Council For Disability Rights
http://www.disabilityrights.org/
This site maintains CDR’s goals to “act as advocates for people with disabilities; support their empowerment to live independently; and oppose discrimination in housing, education, transportation, employment and health.” Provided are local, state, and national news stories, descriptions of structural barriers, American with Disabilities Act regulations (“for non-lawyers”), and a guide to disability rights.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, National, Non-Profit Organization, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Design / Architectural
 
Cyburbia
http://www.cyburbia.org/
The mother of all indexes, Cyburbia is a comprehensive directory of Internet resources relevant to planning, architecture, urbanism and other topics related to the built environment.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Danish Building Research Institute
http://www.sbi.dk/sbihome.htm
This site details the objectives, organization and research divisions of SBI–including the Housing and Urban Research Division which discusses housing conditions, housing market and policy, housing planning, urban ecology, urban renewal, urban and regional planning, technology related to housing planning and regional development; the Energy and Indoor Climate Division; and the Building Technology and Productivity Division.
Rating: Informative
Location: Horsholm, Denmark
Related pages: Denmark, National, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Dearborn Heights Community and Economic Development Department
http://www.dhol.com/city.html
Information on this site includes Fair Housing programs and requirements, eligibility for and securing of HUD loans, and other public services in Dearborn Heights.
Rating: Informative
Location: Dearborn Heights, Michigan, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Michigan, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community
 
Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/
This site it the main locale for the DHHS online, and includes information from the Administration on Aging and several health-related agencies with related Fair and affordable housing issues.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Fair housing, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Department of Housing and Urban Development
http://www.hud.gov/
The site for the United States’ primary Housing agency, this page includes everything you ever wanted to know about the ongoings of the Department. It contains a variety of information about business opportunities, communities, homes (buying, renting, finding), and HUD news. Updated nearly every day, this is an excellent site.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions Housing Division
http://www.housing.detr.gov.uk/
This site contains information about their various programs and services, including Housing and Community Care, Council Tenants’ Charter, a Housing Database of unit availability, Housing and Construction Legislation, and their Housing and Regeneration Newsletter. Although limited in its scope, it should prove useful for people interested in United Kingdom’s housing issues.
Rating: Informative
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Design Center for American Urban Landscape — University of Minnesota
http://gumby.arch.umn.edu/dcaul/DCAUL.html
This web site provides an overview of their mission, publications and staff, including community development, public housing, and sustainable development projects.
Rating: Informative
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Minnesota, State / Regional / Local, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / CooperativeShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
disABILITY Information and Resources
http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled.html
This searchable site provides links to information about all types of resources, products, guidelines and policy for disabled persons.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Kenmore, Washington, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Washington, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Disability.com
http://disability.com/
This site provides information to “link persons with disabilities and chronic health conditions to resources, products and services that promote active, healthy independent living.” It also has a wonderful page of links to a huge variety of disability related issues and topics including housing, products, and services.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Capital Heights, Maryland, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maryland, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Diversity Resources
http://www.siue.edu/~jandris/HTMLDocuments/ANDRIS/diversity.html
A compilation of Web sites relating to diversity compiled by Professor James Andris of SIUE. It includes links to sites relating to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, people with disabilities, and sexual orientation.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Edwardsville, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program
http://www.ezec.gov/
This site details the “Presidential Initiative designed to afford communities real opportunities for growth and revitalization,” through its discussion of economic opportunity, sustainable community development, community-based partnerships, and strategic vision for change. Information about community tools, research projects, ongoing programs, and information about the Presidential Initiative in general is available throughout the searchable site. Available in English or Spanish.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
Encyclopedia of Housing
http://www.sagepub.com/sagepage/encyclopedia_of_housing.htm
An excellent site detailing the newly released master reference book, this site includes the master list of entries, excerpts, and the introduction. Entries include brief definitions, historical background, descriptive statistics, policy analysis, critical assessment, and suggestions for further study, listing classic works and key publications.
Rating: Excellent
Location: California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingCohousing / CooperativeHospice / HealthcareManufacturedShelter / HomelessSingle Room OccupancyTransitional
 
European Network for Housing Research
http://www.enhr.ibf.uu.se/
This site provides information about the Network’s goals to enhance the quality and relevance of European housing. Unfortunately, there are no projects or program descriptions included.
Rating: Informative
Location: Gavle, Sweden
Related pages: Sweden, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, University Program, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Fair Housing Enforcement Center
http://www.hud.gov/local/sea/seafhec.html
The Fair Housing Enforcement Center for the Northwest/Alaska Area investigates and resolves complaints of housing discrimination in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. This site describes their goals, purposes, and services, as well as links to larger Fair Housing agencies.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, WashingtonUSA, OregonUSA, AlaskaUSA, Idaho, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Fair housing
 
Fair Housing Gateway
http://home.att.net/~chauptma/
This is a very busy site with lots of distracting graphics (I suggest that unless you have a very large monitor, you try it without frames), but contains a wealth of information about and links to a huge variety of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity topics and sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: New York, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, National, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product
 
Fair Housing Information Clearinghouse
http://www.circsol.com/fairhousing/
The HUD-sponsored Clearinghouse site provides some of the most commonly requested Fair Housing materials, including general information and publications in both English and Spanish. Materials about the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP), Fair Housing planning, Fair Lending “Best Practices” Agreements, Section 3, information about accessibility products and services, and links to Fair Housing resources are also available.
Rating: Informative
Location: McLean, Virginia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Virginia, National, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Fair Housing Institute, Inc.
http://www.mindspring.com/~fairhous/
This site contains information about the Institute’s training, consulting and publications for housing management professionals, Fair Housing practices, requirements, and techniques, as well as related issues of housing feasibility.
Rating: Informative
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Georgia, National, Private Business, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Design / Architectural
 
Fair Housing Legal Clinic — John Marshall Law School
http://host1.jmls.edu/housing/fhclinic.html
This site provides information about services provided by and requirements of employees at the Clinic.
Rating: Informative
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, State / Regional / Local, University Program, Fair housing
 
Fair Housing Legal Support Center — John Marshall Law School
http://host1.jmls.edu/housing/fhcenter.html
This site provides information about services provided by and requirements of employees at the Center.
Rating: Informative
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, State / Regional / Local, University Program, Fair housing
 
Fannie Mae Foundation
http://www.fanniemaefoundation.org/
“The Fannie Mae Foundation supports national and local nonprofit organizations working to provide decent and affordable housing, and otherwise improve the quality of life, in communities throughout the United States.” Information on their site includes past newsletters, their annual report, and descriptions of projects and programs to help the homeless, housing research, and community outreach services.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
Ferret Information Systems, Ltd.
http://www.ferret.co.uk/
This site claims to be home of “Britain’s largest supplier of advisory systems in the field of welfare benefits and related law.” While I cannot attest to the validity of that statement, the site does contain a wealth of information about housing and welfare issues, a calendar of events and conferences, programs for sale to help in calculating price, benefit and payment schedules, and includes links to a variety of United Kingdom law sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Related pages: UKUK, Wales, National, Private Business, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
First Community Village
http://www.firstcommunity.org/fc.html
The home of a continuing care retirement community in suburban Ohio, this site contains information about the Village’s services, amenities, security, religious offerings, floor plans, fees and contact information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Upper Arlington, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, State / Regional / Local, Private Business, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Habitat — United Nations Center for Human Settlements (UNCHS)
http://www.unhabitat.org/
This site provides information about all of the United Nation’s work in the fields of housing, sustainable development, and research. An excellent compilation, much of the information is available in English, French or Spanish.
Rating: Excellent
Location: World
Related pages: World, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Habitat Agenda and the Istanbul Declaration
http://www.unhabitat.org/agenda/
Set up in book-format, this site includes the entire Habitat agenda and declaration which contain requisites for human settlements, fair and equal housing, sustainability, development management, gender equality, and financing possibilities. The materials are downloadable, and are available in English, French, or Spanish.
Rating: Excellent
Location: World
Related pages: World, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable
 
Habitat II — The Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements
http://www.cedar.univie.ac.at/data/habitat/
This searchable site includes background information about the international conference, as well as publications, press releases, resources, plans of action, and other related information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Vienna, Austria
Related pages: Austria, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street
http://www.newday.com/holdingground/
An online newsletter for community organizers and educators, this site includes a wealth of information about the award-winning documentary, Holding Ground. The film chronicles a the story of a community, “which In the aftermath of decades of disinvestment by government, banks, and industry, the residents of an ethnically diverse Boston neighborhood joined together to rebuild their community.” Film clips as well as resource, viewing and purchasing information are provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Massachusetts, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
HousingLink
http://www.housinglink.com/
Membership is required to access this site, and subscription information is provided. Once a member, however, you are granted access to tools and resources relating to Federal legislation and regulations, community development issues, mortgage regulations, funding information, HUD forms, relevant conferences, market trends, statistics, news, and more.
Rating: Informative
Location: USA
Related pages: USA, National, Private Business, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
HUDUser: Web Office of Policy Development and Research
http://www.huduser.org/
This excellent site provides information about HUD’s publications, research and development, programs and initiatives, and an extensive searchable list of housing related links. Also included in this list are a variety of data sets containing information about a variety of United States housing statistics, trends, tax credits, mortgages, and cities. Various publications are also available for browsing and purchase online.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Inside Housing: The National Voice of Housing
http://www.atlas.co.uk/inside/
This is the site of a weekly news magazine aimed at all working in or concerned with social housing across the United Kingdom. It features UK housing links, job listings, their services, programs and events, as well as subscription information.
Rating: Informative
Location: UK
Related pages: UK, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / Homeless
 
Institute of Urban Studies — University of Winnipeg
http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/~ius/ius.htm
This site details the Institute’s research in housing, health, community and neighborhood planning and development, urban policy and municipal government, program evaluation, social-demographic issues and Aboriginal issues, and provides information about their services and current research.
Rating: Informative
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Related pages: Canada, Canada, Manitoba, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Institute on Race and Poverty — University of Minnesota
http://www.umn.edu/irp/
“Created to focus attention on the unique dynamic created by the intersection of racial segregation and poverty,” this site highlights the Institute’s work with communities, organizers, developers, agencies and corporations to alleviate racial segregation and poverty. The site includes their research, publications, events and conferences, press releases, and related sites, topics and readings. Newly added is their final report entitled “Examining the Relationship Between Housing, Education, and Persistent Segregation.”
Rating: Informative
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Minnesota, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / Homeless
 
International Downtown Association
http://ida-downtown.org/
This site for the IDA provides information about its goal, programs, services, awards, members, conferences, and publications. Striving to promote urban centers as vibrant places to live, work, and recreate, the site includes information about how to do so, and links to related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, Multi-National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
International Homeless Discussion List and Archives
http://csf.Colorado.EDU/homeless/
This is an excellent site that includes a comprehensive list of links discussing homelessness issues, resources, discussion lists, health and medical services, and policy issues.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Ashland, Oregon, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Oregon, Multi-National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Jacksonville Community Development Department
http://www.ci.jacksonville.nc.us/develop.htm
This site includes information about Jacksonville’s home repair programs, Fair Housing, and home ownership assistance. Contact information as well as other Department services and links are also provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Neighborhood / Community
 
Joint Center for Housing Studies — Harvard University
http://ksgwww.harvard.edu/~ksgpress/catjchs.htm
The Center and its site seek “to identify and analyze key issues that demonstrate the importance of decent and affordable housing as both a priority and a challenge for the United States.” Unfortunately, only minimal catalog information is provided about the Center, its programs and services, and research.
Rating: Informative
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Massachusetts, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
http://www.jrf.org.uk/
This site “supports programs of research and innovative development in the fields of housing, social care and social policy,” includes its publications, and contains a vast amount of research findings in a fully searchable database.
Rating: Recommended
Location: York, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingHospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
League of California Homeowners
http://www.homeowners.org/
This site provides information on homeownership and improvement, residential remodeling, contractor background checks, and insurance and mortgage lending. Fair housing issues (a California resource guide is included), services, publications, workshops, and homeownership information is also provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Fair housing
 
Lima Department of Community Development
http://www.cityhall.lima.oh.us/dcd/dcd.htm
Descriptions and selected information describing economic development incentives, housing assistance programs, neighborhood support activities, and property maintenance standards are listed on this site.
Rating: Informative
Location: Lima, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Neighborhood / Community
 
Liverpool Housing Trust
http://www.lht.co.uk/
This Trust and site “exist to promote and provide high quality affordable housing services for people in need within and around Merseyside through the efficient use of human, physical and financial resources and the active participation of tenants in the management and control of the association.” Providing information about social housing in the United Kingdom and worldwide, this site also includes an excellent links page, and listing of their services, tenancies and supported initiatives.
Rating: Informative
Location: Liverpool, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / Cooperative
 
Los Angeles Housing Department
http://www.ci.la.ca.us/dept/LAHD/
This is an excellent homepage which includes a variety of information about LAHD’s projects, data, assistance, contact information, and an excellent links page to their services and information.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Hospice / Healthcare
 
MAGNA
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/MagnaHA/
MAGNA has a “commitment to providing good quality affordable homes wherever there is a housing need.” The slightly outdated site for this UK Housing Development Corporation has information about its past projects, ongoing programs, continued services, and has links to other UK housing corporations.
Rating: Informative
Location: Dorset, UK
Related pages: UK, National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Maine State Housing Authority
http://www.mainehousing.org/
The mission of the Maine State Housing Authority is to “assist Maine’s residents in obtaining and maintaining decent, safe, affordable housing and providing services suitable to their unique housing needs.” This graphically-heavy site includes a lot of information about first time homebuyers, housing rates, and technical housing assistance, as well as related housing division programs.
Rating: Informative
Location: Augusta, Maine, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maine, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
Maritime Housing Association
http://www.merseyworld.com/maritime/
“The aim of the Maritime Housing Association is to provide good quality, affordable housing for rent or for sale to people who are homeless, living in poor and/or overcrowded conditions, or who need re-housing for medical or social reasons.” This site has limited descriptions of the Association’s services and goals, but has an lengthy list of United Kingdom housing related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Liverpool, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing
 
Metropolitan Planning Council
http://www.metroplanning.org/
A site for coalition of “business, civic, and planning leaders working in the public interest to achieve policy that enhances the vitality and livability of the Chicago metropolitan region,” it includes the MPC history, publications, projects, and housing updates for the region.
Rating: Informative
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
National Association of Development Organizations
http://www.nado.org/
This site provides information about NADO’s training sessions, informational services, research projects, legislative policy and advocacy, publications, and an immense list of housing and development related links.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)
http://www.nahro.org/
This site is home to the NAHRO whose mission is to be “the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing and strong, viable communities for all Americans, particularly those with low- and moderate-incomes.” The site includes information about membership, publications, conferences, seminars, affordable housing and HOME, and an excellent links page. Becoming a member of NAHB gives you additional access to their online resources.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
National Civic League
http://www.ncl.org/ncl/
Striving to create “communities that work for everyone and promote the principles of collaborative problem-solving and consensus-based decision making,” the site for the NCLANR includes information about their programs, surveys, conferences, and publications.
Rating: Informative
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Colorado, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
National Coalition for the Homeless
http://nch.ari.net/
This is a site from one of the United States’ foremost national advocacy networks for ending homelessness. Especially notable here is a narrative describing one family’s path into homelessness, and the Coalition’s searchable database of bibliographic resources available for purchase. Also included are facts about homelessness, links to current legislation and policy issues on the topic, a directory of state and national organizations on homelessness, upcoming conferences, and other useful resources.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Shelter / HomelessSingle Room OccupancyTransitional
 
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
http://www.ffhsj.com/fairlend/ncrc.htm
This site, on the Fair Lending Guide page, is the home of this agency who “seeks to increase fair and equal access to credit and banking services for lower income and minority communities.” Their site includes minimal information about objectives, services, and publications, but contact information is provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority
 
National Fair Housing Advocate
http://www.fairhousing.com/
Produced in cooperation with HUD and the Tennessee Fair Housing Council, this site has a variety of news headlines, information about meetings, conferences, job listings, HUD updates, and links to countless related websites.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Tennessee, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
National Fair Housing Alliance
http://www.incacorp.com/nfha
This site provides out-of-date policy information, but still includes current contact address and telephone numbers.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing
 
National Homeless Civil Rights Organizing Project
http://nch.ari.net/nhcrop.html
This site details the National Housing Institute’s plan to generate a national network for homelessness advocacy and civil rights. Their mission “to prevent and combat the violation of homeless people’s civil rights focuses on linking homeless individuals and families, and the grassroots efforts that they lead, into a national network in order fortify those local efforts and to strengthen cooperation.” Contact information is provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
National Homeownership Strategy For Native Americans
http://www.codetalk.fed.us/strategy.html
Located on the American Indian website, this site explains goals, objectives, and ongoing projects of this agency geared toward providing homeownership opportunities for Native Americans and assisting with Native Americans’ home financing needs. Links are provided to other topics of interest and to related Native American housing sites.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
National Housing Federation
http://www.housing.org.uk/
This site provides detailed information about the latest news in housing policy and planning in the United Kingdom. Purchasable publications, free resources, and links to a variety of related UK sites are provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
National Housing Institute
http://nhi.org/
The Institute and its website examine issues of “poverty and racism, disinvestment and lack of employment, safety, education, and breakdown of the social fabric” in effort to alleviate the crisis in American housing and community. The searchable site provides past and current issues of their newsletter “Shelterforce,” policy alerts, research and reports, as well as employment opportunities within the housing field.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
National Urban League
http://www.nul.org/
“The mission of the National Urban League is to assist African Americans in the achievement of social and economic equality.” Their site includes details about their departments, programs, services, publications, events, sponsors, and employment opportunities.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Neighborhood Networks
http://www.hud.gov/nnw/nnw
This site provides strategic planning information from HUD, and the site includes information pertaining to their mission to “enhance the self-sufficiency, employability, and economic self-reliance of low-income families and the elderly living in HUD-insured and -assisted properties by providing such residents with onsite access to computer and training resources.” Their publications, programs, resources and links to other sites are also listed.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Neighborhoods Online
http://libertynet.org/community/phila/natl.html
This searchable site is an “online resource center for people working to build strong communities throughout the United States” whose “aim is to provide fast access to information and ideas covering all aspects of neighborhood revitalization.” The site details issues related to, and programs dealing with, neighborhoods, cities, community development, education, crime, employment, environment, health and human services.
Rating: Informative
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Pennsylvania, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
NeighborWorks Network
http://www.nw.org/
This site “promotes the creation of healthy communities through affordable housing, home ownership and investments in neighborhood revitalization through local partnerships of residents, nonprofits, lenders, business community and local government.” Programs, resources, training services, and issues of homeownership and neighborhood reinvestment are detailed.
Rating: Informative
Location: USA
Related pages: USA, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
New South Wales Housing Act 1985
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/ha1985107/
This site provides the entire Act online, and includes information about the Department of Housing, Housing programs, general provisions, and duties of the Department.
Rating: Informative
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Related pages: AustraliaAustralia, New South Wales, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal
http://www.dhcr.state.ny.us/
This searchable site includes information about community development, Fair Housing and equal opportunity, housing operations, and rent administration in New York State.
Rating: Informative
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
North British Housing Association
http://www.nbha.co.uk/
This is the site of a non-profit organization providing a wide variety of housing developments including hostels, urban renewal projects, shelters, housing for the elderly, and all other types of housing in the United Kingdom. Links to other social housing sites are also listed.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Lancashire, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Assisted Living
 
North Carolina Consolidated Plan
http://www.commerce.state.nc.us/commerce/commasst/plan/toc.html
North Carolina has created a detailed Consolidated Plan to “provide decent housing, to provide a suitable living environment, and to expand economic opportunity.” There is a wealth of information provided on this page about homelessness, tax-credits, affordable housing, zoning, community development, action plans, block grants, and housing persons with disabilities and severe illnesses.
Rating: Excellent
Location: North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / Homeless
 
North Carolina Fair Housing Center
http://ncfhc.infozone.com/
“The NCFHC promotes public awareness of Fair Housing issues through education and outreach activities.” Information provided on this page includes discrimination signals, detailed civil rights, and contact information for other housing resources in North Carolina.
Rating: Informative
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing
 
Northwest Fair Housing Alliance
http://users.aol.com/fairhzng/home.html
This is the site for this nonprofit organization in Eastern Washington which specializes in housing discrimination education, counseling and enforcement. Unfortunately, minimal information is provided other than office location, description of Fair Housing claims, and a few other Fair Housing links.
Rating: Informative
Location: Spokane, Washington, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing
 
Ohio Department of Development
http://www.odod.ohio.gov/
This searchable site provides information about, and links to, Ohio’s community development and housing resources.
Rating: Informative
Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
Philadelphia Fair Housing Commission
http://www.phila.gov/city/departments/fhc.html
The site for the city of Philadelphia’s Fair Housing Commission includes the goals of the office, how to contact them for discrimination suits, and other relevant topics.
Rating: Informative
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Pennsylvania, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing
 
Pine Tree Legal Assistance — Fair Housing Client Education Materials
http://www.ptla.org/housing.htm
This site maintains Pine Tree Legal Assistance’s “Frequently Asked Questions About Housing Protection For People With Disabilities And Their Families.” Clear and concise answers are provided, and links are available to other Pine Tree Services available to low income families in Maine.
Rating: Informative
Location: Maine, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Maine, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Planning Commissioners Journal — PlannersWeb
http://www.plannersweb.com
This searchable website is excellent in that it includes information about legal issues, suburban sprawl, housing dilemmas for low income families, resources for sustainability, land use, environmental concerns, architecture, landscape, and an index to all past journals (back issue orders taken online). The extent of information available is seemingly limitless.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Burlington, Vermont, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Vermont, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Policy Research Action Group — Loyola University Chicago
http://www.luc.edu/depts/curl/prag/
“PRAG works to strengthen ties between researchers and community organizations,” by providing services and programs to people who would otherwise not have access to them. Their site includes details of programs, services, research, and related links.
Rating: Informative
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, National, Index / Periodical, University Program, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Poptel InfoSource — Housing Issues Bulletin Board
http://www.poptel.org.uk/housing/
This site provides pertinent information about this United Kingdom based bulletin board, aimed at providing “an open forum for anyone interested in UK housing to discuss any issues relevant to housing, homelessness and related issues.” Details of how to join and post to the list, and other list information is provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Manchester, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / CooperativeHospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA)
http://www.phada.org/
This site is home to PHADA, a professional trade association of Public Housing Authority officials. Information about their publications, membership, meetings, conferences, and other scheduled events is provided, as well as information about welfare reform, related housing concerns, and similar websites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Riverside Housing Association
http://www.riverside.org.uk/
The site for an English housing association whose “aim is to provide, improve and manage good-quality housing for rent for those who need it most,” it includes detailed information about crime, community development, training and employment, health, and a variety of information about the association itself.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Liverpool, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Santa Monica Fair Housing
http://www.ci.santa-monica.ca.us/pen/cityhall/cityattorney/fairhousing/
This site contains Fair Housing information from the Santa Monica City Attorney’s office, and includes tenant and landlords’ rights information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Santa Monica, California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Santa Monica Public Electronic Network
http://www.ci.santa-monica.ca.us/
This is a very well organized and designed page with links to all City events, community programs, civil departments and offices, transportation information and links to information about local activities and resources. Housing plans, rent control devices, neighborhood development topics and community related issues are discussed.
Rating: Informative
Location: Santa Monica, California, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, California, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
Scandinavian Housing and Planning Research
http://www.scup.no/journals/en/j-413.html
Part of the Scandinavian Press, this site details publications available about the physical, economic, social and political aspects of housing and planning, ranging in focus from the local and urban to the regional and national level. This site only contains information about the journal and how to receive it, not information contained within the journal. Available in English or Norwegian.
Rating: Informative
Location: Gavle, Sweden
Related pages: Sweden, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Seattle Department of Housing and Human Services
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/dhhs/dhhs-pg.htm
This site includes a variety of information bout Seattle’s DHHS programs, services, initiatives, and general information. Details about Seattle’s aging and youth populations, tenant rights, housing options, energy efficiency, homeowner’s assistance, energy conservation programs, and housing discrimination are provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / CooperativeShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Seattle Office of Management and Planning
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/planning/home.htm
This site includes Seattle’s current initiatives, plans, programs and budget and as well as their entire comprehensive plan and detailed issues.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
SHAH Housing Aid Center
http://www.shah-hastings.demon.co.uk/
On this site you’ll find information about SHAH’s housing aid, services, volunteering, current housing issues, housing advice, and links to other sites related to United Kingdom’s housing concerns.
Rating: Informative
Location: Hastings, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing
 
Shelter
http://www.shelter.org.uk/
This site is home of the United Kingdom’s National Campaign for Homeless People, and provides information about their fundraising, projects, publications, press releases, case studies and Fair Housing.
Rating: Recommended
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council
http://www.siue.edu/~jfarley/ehoc.html
This site provides information about the resources and services provided by their office, including housing discrimination complaint information and investigation, and Fair Housing education. Related Fair Housing sites and contact information are also included.
Rating: Informative
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Missouri, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing
 
Strutton Housing Association
http://www.dircon.co.uk/strutton/
“Strutton is the largest non-statutory provider of quality housing for people with HIV disease in the United Kingdom.” Tenant surveys, details of existing accommodations, location maps of units, and information regarding maintenance, rent and services are provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: London, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Assisted LivingHospice / Healthcare
 
Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods — University of Louisville
http://www.louisville.edu/org/sun/
This site includes a variety of information about crime prevention, community partners, economic development, minority-owned businesses, homeownership, community design and planning, human development, recent housing project developments, and other topics related to housing and community development in the US.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Kentucky, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Technical Assistance — Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development (PICCED)
http://www.picced.org/techast/
This site includes information available from PICCED’s Technical Assistance program, and highlights several low-income housing projects, Single Room Occupancy units, neighborhood planning, and temporary housing for persons with HIV.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, New York, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Design / Architectural, Neighborhood / Community, Hospice / HealthcareSingle Room OccupancyTransitional
 
Tenant’s Union of Queensland
http://www.peg.apc.org/~tenunq/welcome.htm
This site highlights the TUQ’s mission to improve residential tenants’ conditions; enhance and protect residential tenants’ rights; organize common issues affecting residential tenants; and educate the community about residential tenancy law and tenants rights. Other information includes renting information, research and policy, publications and newsletters, and immediate contact referrals.
Rating: Informative
Location: New Farm, Queensland, Australia
Related pages: AustraliaAustralia, Queensland, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Toledo Fair Housing Center
http://www.toledofhc.org/
“The Toledo Fair Housing Center’s mission is to eliminate practices of housing discrimination and expand equal housing opportunities.” Information is provided for consumers and providers alike, as well as frequently asked questions and links to related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Ohio, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
United Nations
http://www.un.org/
This site details everything the UN ever has done, is doing, or is planning on doing. Available in English, French or Spanish.
Rating: Excellent
Location: World
Related pages: World, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
United Nations Economic and Social Development Division
http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/
This site index provides information about every kind of economic, social, housing, personal or environmental program the United Nations maintains.
Rating: Excellent
Location: World
Related pages: World, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingHospice / HealthcareShelter / Homeless
 
Urban Institute
http://www.urban.org/
This site hosts this nonprofit policy research organization that “investigates the social and economic problems confronting the nation, government policies, and public and private programs designed to alleviate them.” Available information includes fact sheets, ongoing research, past research reports, bibliographies, publications, employment listings, and other pertinent information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
Urban Land Institute
http://www.uli.org/
With a mission to “provide responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment,” ULI and its website strive to provide ample information to members, officials, and the public about urban planning, growth, and development. Information on this site includes conference, meeting and event dates, a continuing education database, research agendas, project reference files (you must be a member to have access to full text files), their online bookstore, and an extensive resource directory.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Assisted LivingHospice / HealthcareManufacturedShelter / HomelessSingle Room OccupancyTransitional
 
Virginia Center for Housing Research — Virginia Polytechnic Institute
http://www.arch.vt.edu/CAUS/RESEARCH/vchr/VCHR.html
This site provides a variety of housing related publications available for purchase, descriptions of recent research reports, Virginia poverty and income statistics, and links to related housing resources.
Rating: Informative
Location: Blackburg, Virginia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Virginia, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, University Program, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Wilmington Housing Authority
http://wilmington.ha.org/
This is the site for the Wilmington Housing Authority, and includes a community and site directory, youth programs, other services, press releases and publications, and an extensive link directory to related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Delaware, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community
 
Woodstock Institute
http://www.nonprofit.net/woodstock/
This site details the efforts of the Institute, who “works locally and nationally to promote community reinvestment and economic development in lower-income and minority communities.” The page includes background information about the Institute, publications, recent announcements, links to other organizations, and past project accomplishments.
Rating: Informative
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, Illinois, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
World Idea Networks
http://www.worldideanet.org/
This site is home to WIN, “Networking the Best Ideas on Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods.” This site showcases upcoming events, recent legislation, purchasable publications, summaries of research findings, and schedules of events, conferences, and speakers relating to city, town, and neighborhood development.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USAUSA, District of Columbia, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community