Blogs

20.May.14

Invest in Residents Who Want to Work

This piece was orginally published on the new blog TalkPoverty.org. Image via Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development.  By: Gary Crum My name is Gary Crum and I am a proud resident of the Oliver community in Baltimore. I am also an employee of The Reinvestment Fund Development Partners (TRFDP)—founded by Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD) andThe Reinvestment Fund (TRF)—which develops land Read More >>

26.November.13

Housing Trust Funds: Protecting Affordable Living

One of the most difficult hardships facing low-income people in the United States is the lack of affordable housing due to the gross mismatch between income and housing costs. This recent article in The New York Times describes what’s happening in San Francisco as newly minted Silicon Valley millionaires move into the city, driving up housing costs for long-time Read More >>