Issue #130, July/August 2003
Bootstrap Philanthropy By Ethan Rouen
More nonprofit organizations are generating their own revenue to keep their core mission on track. We examine how Housing Works, Inc. has lifted itself out of dependency on public and private funding, and provide a guide to organizations that help nonprofits on this road.
Sidebar: A Helping Hand
City Soil By Paul S. Kibel
At first glance urban brownfields might not seem to be
promising sites for affordable housing. But the experiences of neighborhoods in Oakland and Minneapolis indicate that
a second look might be worthwhile.
Beyond The Housing Headlines By Eric Belsky
It's no secret that the housing market has been shoring up a faltering economy, but the low- and moderate-rental market has been affected, too. Findings from the State of the Nation's Housing 2003 show a grim undertow to the robust housing market in the U.S.
The Black Organizer Blues By Mark Winston Griffith
Though there are numerous successful, black-led organizer groups in New York City, why are the best-funded and highest profile groups in black neighborhoods not black-led?
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