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How Housing Nonprofits Are Saving Neighborhoods

Nonprofit housing organizations are doing great work to preserve homes and neighborhoods, reduce blight, protect historic features of homes, and create healthy environments. This article explores programs from around the country that are successfully revitalizing homes and neighborhoods through historic preservation, green building, increased energy efficiency, focused rehabilitation for existing homeowners, development of in-house real estate programs, and management of homes that have title or lien problems. Highlighted organizations are:

  • Builders of Hope (Raleigh, NC)
  • Pocatello Neighborhood Housing Services (Pocatello, ID)
  • Homeport (Columbus, OH)
  • Home HeadQuarters (Syracuse, NY)
  • Hands, Inc. (Orange, NJ)

Click here to learn more about these innovative and successful programs.

SOURCE: MSN Real Estate

URL: http://realestate.msn.com/how-nonprofits-are-saving-run-down-homes