America is experiencing a housing problem, and failure to meet our housing goals occurs on many levels of the income spectrum. The need for affordable housing is at an all-time high and REALTORS® are doing their part in this time of need. Learn more in the Summer 2016 issue of On Common Ground.
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In This Issue
Housing has become the hub around which resources are provided to transition people experiencing homelessness to permanent housing.
The steps that cities around the country are taking to eradicate homelessness among veterans.
Florida REALTORS® make homeless their top priority.
Officials take the stigma out of the phrase “Public Housing.”
Transforming vacant land into affordable housing.
Struggles of the disappearing middle class.
Neighborhoods across the nation lack middle-income housing options.
To maintain economic diversity, booming cities turn to inclusionary housing.
Preserving manufactured housing communities.
Leaders are crafting messages to get the business community more involved in actively supporting new affordable housing developments.
Smart growth, which emphasizes walkability, higher density, and transportation access as ways to more effectively use land, is not a new concept.