Articles on rental housing examine the following: renters’ housing costs (analysis from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University); the preservation of affordable rental housing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware; a PSE&G program that finances energy improvements in multifamily buildings in New Jersey; and rental housing affordability (Mapping Our Community). Coverage on supportive housing includes an analysis of a Delaware program that combines housing subsidies and supportive services and a national perspective from the Corporation for Supportive Housing. The issue also includes coverage of the single-family repair programs Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together and a research study on housing alternatives for homeless families.

In this issue:

  • The Burden of High Housing Costs - Daniel McCue
  • Message from the Community Affairs Officer - Theresa Y. Singleton
  • Three Delaware Agencies Craft Program That Combines Housing Subsidies and Supportive Services - Devon Degyansky
  • Federal Reserve Appoints New Director of Consumer and Community Affairs
  • Mapping Our Community - Keith Wardrip
  • How Will Affordable Rental Housing Be Preserved? - Keith L. Rolland
  • Spotlight on Research: Housing Options for Homeless Families - Marvin M. Smith
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing Integrates Housing and Supportive Services for Vulnerable Populations - Deborah De Santis
  • PSE&G Finances Energy Improvements in over 10,000 Multifamily Units - Keith L. Rolland
  • Volunteers Repair Single-Family Homes in National Initiatives - Keith L. Rolland
  • Pennsylvania Nonprofit Helps Preserve Rental Housing - Keith L. Rolland