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Thank You!

As we approach Thanksgiving, we at ARCH Community Housing Trust are so thankful for you, our supporters, partners, and allies. We cannot do our work without you, and we are grateful for your support and partnership. As we gather at home, grateful for all we…
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November 21, 2018
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CAN THE DESIGN OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROMOTE EXERCISE?

To encourage architects and planners to design built environments that promote physical activity, New York City offers an “active design” building incentive within the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards. A recent study analyzed the impact of the design incentive on the activity levels…
ARCH
November 3, 2018
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Quigley Farm + ARCH = A Big WIN

ARCH receives land for community housing as part of the Quigley Farm Annexation. Six development parcels and two cottage lots in Phase one. We plan four income restricted rental and four deed restricted ownership units. Over the life of the Quigley project ARCH will get…
ARCH
November 5, 2018
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National Housing Trust Fund

NLIHC Conducts Capitol Hill Briefing on How States Are Using the HTF to Build Homes for the Poorest People in America NLIHC held a Capitol Hill briefing titled “Bold Housing Solutions” on October 29. The briefing informed more than sixty staff of members of Congress…
ARCH
November 7, 2018
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Reimagining CLT Mortgages and Deed Restricted Programs

Freddie Mac’s excited to expand our support for shared equity homeownership programs. We’re relatively new to the shared equity homeownership field, but we’ve listened to market feedback, taken a fresh look at existing mortgage offerings and conducted in-depth research. With the assistance of national, state…
ARCH
November 7, 2018
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Social Issues

by Veronica Gaitán Many social issues stem from a history of unstable, unaffordable, and poor-quality housing. Research shows that housing is the first rung on the ladder to economic opportunity for individuals and that a person’s access to opportunity is intrinsically linked with that of…
ARCH
October 20, 2018
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October Arch Fact

The United States’ housing market is at its least affordable in a decade. An October report by the Urban Institute found that 1 in 4 rural renters spends more than 50 percent of their income on rent. And the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies…
ARCH
October 24, 2018
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Solutions to the affordable housing puzzle

Original post: Idaho business review In many resort communities there is a real need for affordable housing that serves younger and entry-level residents and new employees. Both renters and potential homebuyers are now facing an increasing affordability squeeze, and this is expected to continue. The…
ARCH
July 26, 2018
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Take Action!

The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) steering committee sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging lawmakers to adopt the highest funding levels possible for HUD programs and to include a voucher mobility demonstration as they negotiate a final…
ARCH
September 14, 2018