Affordable Housing

Articles

November 25, 2007

The housing-rehabilitation ministry of St. Edmund's Episcopal Church in Chicago reached another milestone with the dedication of a $10.7 million mixed-income rental housing complex in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood.

During the September 24 dedication, Chicago Mayor Richard M....

October 14, 2007

Lisa Tippitt found the stepping stone she needed to earn a bachelor's degree and for her family to purchase their first home. Tippitt's family is one of more than 200 under-housed families who have gained the financial grounding they needed to purchase a home, all through a single church's...

April 1, 2007

It was a long wait, but the dream of home ownership is reality today in one of Miami's most neglected neighborhoods, thanks to a local Episcopal Church and its community partners.

 

Overtown, a place legitimately called blighted for decades, where 90 percent of residents could...

May 31, 2006

Cindy Flanders doesn’t do the “island shuffle.” Unlike many year-round residents of Martha’s Vineyard, she, her partner, Bill, and their young son, Michael, rent a two-bedroom home for $1,425 a month, which they don’t have to vacate for tourists. Others, however, are forced to “shuffle,”...

July 24, 2003

To: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Re: Funding for the Housing Choice (“Section 8”) Voucher Program

As members of the faith community, we are writing to express our concern about funding for the Section 8 housing voucher program. Our organizations serve millions...