March 28, 2017. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay.
In front of nearly 1500 people gathered Monday at Nativity Catholic Church in Brandon, the Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality (HOPE) brought out some of the area’s most well known politicians as part of their 2017 Nehemiah Action.
February 15, 2017. Topeka Capital-Journal.
A group of about 35 people representing local churches, businesses and government entities listened to a national expert on affordable housing trust funds describe how such an initiative might work in the capital city during a breakfast meeting Wednesday in downtown Topeka.
Michael Anderson, director of the Housing Trust Fund Project for the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Community Change, told attendees affordable housing trust funds already were operational in some 770 communities across the U.S. and were making it possible for low-income people in those cities to live in their own homes.
May 26, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer unveiled his budget plan Thursday, devoting $2.5 million toward the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which has been woefully underfunded since its inception eight years ago.
“It is the largest investment in the fund’s history in our city,” Fischer said in an interview.
May 9, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer will be given at least a thousand reasons to adequately support the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund in his upcoming budget as community organizers plan a demonstration outside his office Tuesday morning.