Special Interest / Minority

63 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
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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: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, 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: USA, USA, 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: USA, USA, 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
 
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/cmhc.html
This site includes a variety of information for buyers, builders, researchers, buying a home, getting a mortgage, energy efficiency, home security and safety, housing research, job opportunities, housing market information, publications, and AffordAbility home financing software. This corporation also strives to assist in providing services and housing for low-income, elderly, native Canadian, or ill persons. The site is searchable, and available in English or French.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Related pages: Canada, Canada, Ontario, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Special Interest / Minority
 
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: USA, USA, 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: USA, USA, 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: USA, USA, New York, National, University Program, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural
 
Centre for Urban and Regional Studies — University of Birmingham
http://www.bham.ac.uk/curs/
This site covers CURS’ research and development programs in management and policy issues in housing, urban development and renewal, poverty and deprivation, and other related issues. The University’s degrees and programs are also discussed.
Rating: Informative
Location: Birmingham, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, Non-Profit Organization, University Program, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
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: USA, USA, 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
 
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
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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: USA, USA, California, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Assisted Living, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc. (CARE)
http://www.care.org/
CARE is one of the world’s largest international development and relief organizations. Programs detailed on this site include those related to emergency relief and rehabilitation, education, children’s health, reproductive health, water and sanitation, small economic activity development, agriculture, community development and environment.
Rating: Informative
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Georgia, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
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: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
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: USA, USA, Illinois, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
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
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Fund for an OPEN Society
http://www.libertynet.org/~open/
This is the site for a “national organization that provides substantial support for people to help sustain or promote racially integrated neighborhoods.” The site includes information about the Philadelphia region, OPEN publications, supporters, guidelines, qualifications, and related topics.
Rating: Informative
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Pennsylvania, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Special Interest / Minority
 
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
 
High Country News
http://www.hcn.org/
“A paper for people who care about the West,” this online version of the publication includes countless categories of interest to those living in the Western United Sates, including neighborhood development, environmental planning, recreation, Native Americans, politics, weather, and history.
Rating: Informative
Location: Paonia, Colorado, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Colorado, National, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
Higher Ground: Faith Communities and Community Building
http://www.hud.gov/sessay5.html
Written in 1996 by then-Secretary of United States’ Housing and Urban Development Henry G. Cisneros, this site details in book-format the potential religious institutions have to contribute to community rebuilding and housing in our cities’ decaying centers.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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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
 
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: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Info Xchange
http://www.infoxchange.net.au/
This site provides information about a variety of housing services, programs, support, training and accommodations for all types of residents in Australia (including those in community housing, homeless shelters, youth housing, transitional housing, and private rental markets for youth and adults).
Rating: Recommended
Location: Victoria, Australia
Related pages: AustraliaAustralia, Victoria, National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
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 for Global Communications
http://www.igc.org/
This site has been developed to “expand and inspire movements for peace, economic and social justice, human rights, and environmental sustainability around the world by providing and developing accessible computer networking tools,” and maintains PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet, and WomensNet. A variety of specific projects and programs relating to those issues, and membership information are also included.
Rating: Recommended
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, California, Multi-National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable
 
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: USA, USA, Minnesota, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / Homeless
 
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: USA, USA, Oregon, Multi-National, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Jewish Information and Reference Service of Greater Washington
http://www.jirs.org/
This site maintains a massive directory for Jewish services and resources in the Washington, DC, region, including a variety of listed housing options and services.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, District of Columbia, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, Assisted Living, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / Homeless
 
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
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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: USA, USA, California, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Hospice / Healthcare
 
Mary’s Shelter
http://www.teenshelter.org/
This site is home of Mary’s Shelter, which provides “comprehensive residential care for pregnant minors.” The site includes information about their services, events, adolescent pregnancy statistics, and how to contact the shelter.
Rating: Informative
Location: Santa Ana, California, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, California, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / Homeless
 
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: USA, USA, Colorado, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
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: USA, USA, 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: USA, USA, Tennessee, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
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: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
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: USA, USA, 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: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority
 
Neighborhood Knowledge Los Angeles
http://nkla.sppsr.ucla.edu/
Sponsored by the University of California at Los Angeles, this site provides access to a local database of funding, research, housing, economic and community resources as well as a wealth of information for Los Angeles and Southern California residents.
Rating: Informative
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, California, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, 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
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Neolink Information Age Solutions
http://www.neolink.com/
Michael Dougherty’s personal homepage, this site provides resource links for persons interested in community development, neighborhoods, grant seeking, Native Americans, and the non-profit sector as detailed by the author.
Rating: Informative
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Michigan, National, Private Business, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, 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
 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/
A division of the Department of Health and Human Services, this searchable site provides information about homelessness, disability and aging, poverty, and specific guidelines, programs, and services for housing people within those categories.
Rating: Informative
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, District of Columbia, National, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Special Interest / Minority, Assisted Living, Hospice / HealthcareShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Olive Plaza
http://www.efn.org/~olivepa/
Specially designed barrier-free apartments are available for mobility impaired persons of any age at Olive Plaza. Their website gives resident requirements, location map, and other necessary resident information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA
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Planners Network
http://www.picced.org/resource/pn/pn.htm
This site is home to “an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in their political and economic system.” Included are working papers, case studies, and membership information.
Rating: Informative
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, New York, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Affordable / Assisted, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
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
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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: USA, USA, 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
 
Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development (PICCED)
http://www.picced.org/
This site is the online home of PICCED, whose aim is to “provide community-based organizations in low-income neighborhoods throughout New York City with access to the technical resources” available at the Center. Information on the site includes project announcements, history of past Community Development Corporation projects, technical assistance, training and educational programs, resources and related sites, and news regarding recent planning and policy updates.
Rating: Informative
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Priority Youth Housing
http://www.gn.apc.org/priority/
“Priority Youth Housing provides affordable accommodation with support to single homeless people aged 16-25 years old in Bristol, England.” Their site provides writing by residents, advice and information about housing, legal, career, financial, health, and women’s issues, local contacts, and links to related sites.
Rating: Informative
Location: Bristol, England, UK
Related pages: UKUK, England, State / Regional / Local, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Special Interest / Minority, Shelter / HomelessTransitional
 
Residential Apartheid: The American Legacy
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/caas/pubs/nresident.html
On this page you will find reviews and a summary of this recent publication regarding residential and community segregation in America. An online order form is also included.
Rating: Informative
Location: USA
Related pages: USA, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community
 
Scottish Homes — Housing Information in Scotland
http://www.scot-homes.gov.uk/
Although this site is somewhat slow to load, it is worth the wait. Striving to tackle Scotland’s housing problems, this page includes details of their housing management, regional associations, strategies, financial responsibilities, publications, news and contact information. Information about their research on homelessness, rural housing, minorities, and community issues is also included.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Related pages: UKUK, Scotland, National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
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: USA, USA, Washington, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / CooperativeShelter / HomelessTransitional
 
South Dakota Governor’s Affordable Senior Housing Program
http://www.dakota.net/secog/HOUSING.HTM
This site details South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow’s Senior Housing Program. This program “puts state prison inmates to work, learning valuable skills, while providing smaller, affordable, easy to maintain homes for the senior and disabled citizens of our state. The simplified home design and prison labor keeps the cost of these homes low.” Features, floor plans, contact information and program qualifications are detailed.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, South Dakota, State / Regional / Local, Affordable / Assisted, Special Interest / Minority, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural
 
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: USA, USA, Kentucky, National, University Program, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Special Interest / Minority, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community
 
United Nations Development Programs — Sustainable Human Development
http://www.undp.org/
“UNDP’s mission is to help countries in their efforts to achieve sustainable human development by assisting them to build their capacity to design and carry out development programs in poverty eradication, employment creation and sustainable livelihoods, the empowerment of women and the protection and regeneration of the environment.” The site includes statistics, publications, recent news updates, and focus on environment, gender, poverty and governance.
Rating: Informative
Location: World
Related pages: World, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
http://www.unrisd.org/html/urbgov/
This page provides information regarding community governance, its social impacts, homelessness, and gender movements. Two discussion papers are provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Related pages: Switzerland, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless
 
United Way of Champaign County
http://www.uwayhelps.org/
This site has a very easy to use database of their agencies, services, programs, and local news, including housing agencies and services in the area.
Rating: Informative
Location: Champaign, Illinois, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, Illinois, State / Regional / Local, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Special Interest / Minority
 
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: USA, USA, 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 Living, Hospice / 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: USA, USA, Virginia, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, University Program, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, 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: USA, USA, Illinois, Multi-National, Non-Profit Organization, Affordable / Assisted, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community