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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
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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

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
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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
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Link:webpage

Habitat for Humanity, The Heart of Wyoming, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity, The Heart of Wyoming, is a nonprofit housing organization that brings people together to build homes and communities. People partner with Habitat for Humanity to build a place they call their own. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:low-income, housing & real estate, rural community issues & solutions, urban issues & solutions, volunteers & community service, Special Populations, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:housing, affordable housing, funding, volunteer, community development philanthropy, low-income
Telephone:307-234-1348
Link:webpage

Homefair.com

Homefair.com provides information regarding Relocation, cost of living, real estate, apartment availability in towns all over America. If you're relocating, get the info about your new town.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:housing & real estate, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:real estate, housing
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Link:webpage

Housing Information Referral Center

Idaho Housing’s Housing Information Referral Center (HIRC) exists to answer your housing questions. HIRC staff offer important information and referrals to housing consumers, providers, and advocates. Idaho Housing also works with statewide coalitions and local communities to better understand the role of affordable and workforce housing in sustainable community and economic development. Our goal is to empower individuals, organizations, and communities as they work toward housing that provides access, stability, and resilience at all levels.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, nonprofit, data source, organization, technical assistance
Subtopic:housing & real estate, planning,
Tags:• housing finance, planning, housing information, homelessness, fair housing, multifamily
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Idaho Fair Housing Forum

The Fair Housing Forum is a community of Idaho stakeholders dedicated to open and respectful discussion of issues impacting housing consumers, providers and advocates. We welcome diverse opinions, explore areas of common interest and strive to address real or perceived barriers to fair housing in Idaho. Forum members support education and outreach opportunities throughout Idaho. These include the Fair Housing Art Competition and Calendar, conferences and Fair Housing Month events. This site serves as a clearinghouse for fair housing and related information of interest to all fair housing stakeholders.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:advocacy, educational resource, information source
Subtopic:housing & real estate,
Tags:• fair housing, access, accessibility, housing information, housing toolbox
Telephone:
Link:webpage