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Urban Institute Evaluation

SOURCE: Urban Institute

A recent report showing the effectiveness of foreclosure prevention and intervention counseling – through NeighborWorks America’s National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program – was recently published by the Urban Institute.  After a four-year study of the NFMC program, covering ...

You Want to Have an Impact?

SOURCE: NeighborWorks America

See what NeighborWorks America and its affiliated organizations have been up to with this online resource: NeighborWorks Annual Report 2013. The report explores positive impact being made around the country, looking closely at financial education, affordable healthy homes, stabilizing ...

Exploring the Impact of the NeighborWorks Network

SOURCE: NeighborWorks

State and national details are outlined in this infographic of NeighborWorks America and its network of affiliated organizations.  Impact data includes the number of homes repaired nationwide, individuals served with education and counseling, leveraging details, volunteer hours, ...

The Financial Capability Demonstration Project

SOURCE: NeighborWorks America

Financial coaching and its success in building financial capability is the focus of this learning series offered by NeighborWorks America.  The project, supported by the Citi Foundation, provides regular briefs and webinars to help people integrate and support financial capability into ...

Philadelphia NeighborWorks Training Institute Brochure

SOURCE: NeighborWorks America

A 32-page brochure with complete details about the NeighborWorks Training Institute being held in Philadelphia, August 19–23, 2013.

American Planning Association National Planning Conference Panel Discussion

The NeighborWorks America Stable Communities Initiative kicked off “neighborhood day” at the 2013 American Planning Association National Planning Conference with a panel discussion on the role of neighborhood marketing in community stabilization efforts.

Stable Communities Home Marketing and Sales Guide

SOURCE: NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America created the Home Marketing and Sales Guide to assist nonprofits, local governments and others in marketing and selling the homes they've worked so hard to develop to increase the supply of affordable housing and to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.

Creative Neighborhood Marketing: Lessons from Baltimore and the Open Walls Project

This PowerPoint accompanied a webinar presentation by Will Backstrom of PNC Bank on Jan. 15, 2013. He discussed PNC's support for the Open Walls Baltimore project that sponsors street art as one way to attract new residents and other investors to a historic area in need of a new image.

FREE eLearning Courses Now Available!

SOURCE: NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks is able to offer free eLearning courses related to community stabilization – a $195 value – until December 31, with support from FDIC. eLearning is a easy and convenient way for counselors to build skills and advance their careers.  Courses usually take between two ...

NeighborWorks America's Housing Rehabilitation Manual of Practice 2011

SOURCE: NeigborWorks America

The community development field began with the rehabilitation of existing housing. One leading example can be seen in the story of Dorothy Richardson. In the 1960s, Richardson and a small group of her neighbors in Pittsburgh's Central North Side, banded together in a fight to save their ...

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