This is Part III of a series by Staff Blogger Amy Schaftlein, Director of Development + Communications at United Housing.
Last week I wrote about how Memphis can learn from D.C.'s Housing Production Trust Fund Baseline Funding Act to mitigate population loss and blight in our city. Blight, poor housing stock and vacant properties also pose health threats for many families, and relying on local government funding cannot alleviate all issues associated with unhealthy living situations. This post delves into how Community Development Corporations (CDCs) can partner with the health sector to have a bigger impact in our neighborhoods.
|Open House at United Housing's Wolf River Bluffs home for SRVS' customer.|