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ARCH develops permanent solutions to housing affordability that enhance neighborhoods.

 

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Providing housing solutions for those who, in another county, would not need assistance.

 

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ARCH is providing quality housing for quality people.

 

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Recent News & Updates

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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…
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November 3, 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…
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October 24, 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…
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October 20, 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…
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September 14, 2018
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BLAINE COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR 50 NEW HOUSING VOUCHERS

September 4, 2018 This is very welcome news. For the first time in a number of years HUD has the capacity to increase the number of “mainstream” rental vouchers, increasing the opportunity for non-elderly persons with disabilities to live in the community rather in than…
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September 5, 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…
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July 26, 2018