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American Planning Association: Policy Guides & Frameworks

The American Planning Association's (APA) policy guides represent the collective thinking of our members on positions of both principle and practice. They represent APA's official position on issues central to building communities of lasting value. Topics include: Climate Change, Energy, Hazard Mitigation, Sustainability, Housing, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:planning, aging & elderly, homeless, development & smart growth, heritage & historic preservation, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, land use & zoning, redevelopment & revitalization, community & public health, disaster preparedness & emergency response, health & health care, agriculture & food systems, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:aging, aging in place, planning, clean energy, climate change, environmental quality, food systems, energy efficiency, energy, waste management, housing, hazard mitigation, health, historic preservation, homelessness, redevelopment, security, smart growth, development, transportation, water
Telephone:202-872-0611
Link:webpage

Build a Better Burb

Build a Better Burb (BBB) is an online publication dedicated to improving suburban design and planning. The articles on the site highlight bold ideas for improving housing, promoting regional planning, addressing parking and creating transit-oriented development.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, information source
Subtopic:planning, housing & real estate, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:suburban communities, planning, housing, transit
Telephone:312-551-7300
Link:webpage

U.S. Census Bureau: American Fact Finder; Housing, Economic and Geographical Data

The American Fact Finder is similar to the Census site, but with more detailed analytical charts, graphs, and data sets. It provides comparative analysis of people, industry, and geographies; you can also compare this information to past census statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, demographics
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Community Builders

Community Builders colloaborates with communitys in "community assistance projects". Areas of assistance include: redevelopment and revitalization, transportation, transportation issues, housing issues, community and regional planning, and economic and policy analysis.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, organization, educational resource, training
Subtopic:data & analysis, surveys & analytic tools, community & capacity development, rural community issues & solutions, redevelopment & revitalization, planning, local government, housing & real estate, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services,
Tags:community development, community building, transportation, housing, planning, economic development, redevelopment, community revitalization
Telephone:406-225-0065
Link:webpage

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program-Wyoming

Wyoming is given broad authority to design and structure a program to meet local community and economic development needs. However, any project funded with CDBG funds must meet one of three U.S. Housing and Urban Development-imposed national objectives. 1 .Benefit to low- and moderate-income families; 2. Elimination of slums and blight; 3. Projects which meet an urgent community development need that pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, community & public health, redevelopment & revitalization, economic development, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Local Government & Services,
Tags:fair housing, housing, funding, public health, health, redevelopment, revitalization, economic development, grants
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Link:webpage

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program-Montana

In partnership with local governments and a host of stakeholders, the Montana Department of Commerce administers CDBG funds on behalf of the State of Montana. Under the State CDBG Program, states award grants to cities, towns, and counties to develop and preserve decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create and retain jobs.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, community & public health, redevelopment & revitalization, employment & workforce, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Local Government & Services,
Tags:fair housing, housing, funding, public health, health, redevelopment, revitalization, jobs, grants
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program-Idaho

The program is administered by Idaho Commerce with funds received annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ICDBG funds are used to construct projects that benefit low and moderate-income persons, help prevent or eliminate slum and blight conditions, or solve catastrophic health and safety threats in local areas.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, community & public health, redevelopment & revitalization, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Local Government & Services,
Tags:fair housing, housing, funding, public health, health, redevelopment, revitalization, grants
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Development

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. USDA Rural Development offers loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing, health care, first responder services and equipment, and water, electric and communications infrastructure.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, redevelopment & revitalization, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:funding, rural community, economic development, housing, health care, infrastructure, development, communications technology
Telephone:866-763-6481
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Resources

This online guide authored by the USDA provides rural housing information on funding programs, technical assistance, housing data and informational resources from housing organizations.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:affordable housing, housing, funding, technical assistance
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development: Rural Gateway Housing Resources

HUD hosts the "Rural Housing and Economic Development Resources" page which provides funding summaries and case studies for users to learn more about rural housing funding opportunities and the experiences of other rural housing developers.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, housing, affordable housing
Telephone:
Link:webpage