9 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: USA, USA, Massachusetts, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Hospice / Healthcare
 
American Prospect: A Journal for the Liberal Imagination
http://epn.org/prospect.html
The site for this online journal includes articles about economics and economic policy, society and social policy (community development, housing, crime, education, race, welfare, poverty, etc), culture and society, and other topics. Also included is contact and subscription information, and archives to past issues.
Rating: Informative
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, National, Index / Periodical, Legal / Policy
 
Cohousing and the Arts
http://www.newview.org/arts.htm
This page describes a resident of New View Cohousing’s attitudes about cohousing, how it is related to the Arts, and the larger community of adults, children, and the surrounding environment.
Rating: Informative
Location: Acton, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Environmental / Sustainable, Cohousing / Cooperative
 

 

Electronic Policy Network
http://epn.org/
A project of “The American Prospect Magazine: A Journal for the Liberal Imagination,” this site provides “timely information and ideas about national policy and politics” related to health, welfare and families, economics and education through their index of past issues, links to member organizations, their mailing lists, and links to related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Legal / Policy
 
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: USA, USA, Massachusetts, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, 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: USA, USA, Massachusetts, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy
 
New View Cohousing
http://www.newview.org/
This site describes the process, trials, and tribulations of creating a new cohousing community in the Boston area in 1989. Details include their bylaws, construction descriptions, and cohousing information pages.
Rating: Informative
Location: Acton, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, State / Regional / Local, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / Cooperative
 
Rotch Library of Architecture and Planning — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
http://bion.mit.edu/depts/rotch/
This excellent site provides access to a variety of resources for architecture and planning students, professionals, and the general public.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, Index / Periodical, University Program
 
Saint Francis House
http://www.stfrancishouse.org/
This site for Saint Francis House, which provides comprehensive day programs for Boston’s homeless populations, includes information about receiving meals, homelessness, programs, statistics, missions, employment, and needed donations.
Rating: Informative
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Massachusetts, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Shelter / Homeless, Transitional