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21st Century Essential Guide to HUD Programs and Housing Grants – Volume One, Community Development, SuperNOFA, Loans, Aid, Applications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying
Programs from the HUD (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development) with extensive information on housing grants and programs: * User’s Guide to HUD Grants and SuperNOFA * Assisted Living programs * Guide to Environmentally Safe Sites * America’s Affordable Communities Initiative * Grant Application Package Procedures * Five Critical Steps in Registering to Apply for Grants, much more.
21st Century Essential Guide to HUD Programs and Housing Grants – Volume Two, Major Programs, Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) and Disabled (Section 811), Homeless Assistance, Applications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
Federal documents on HUD programs and housing grants - provides extensive information on housing grants and programs: * Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program for very low-income persons 62 years of age or older. Homeless Assistance Continuum of Care (CoC) to assist homeless persons to move to permanent housing; plus much more.
2011 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Report: Reforming America's Housing Finance Market and Fixing the Mortgage Market, Winding Down the GSEs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
On February 11, 2011, the Obama Administration delivered a report to Congress that provides a path forward for reforming America’s housing finance market. The Administration’s plan will wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and shrink the government's current footprint in housing finance on a responsible timeline.
Becoming What We Can Be: Stories of Community Development in Washington, DC
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
This book chronicles stories of community development in Washington, DC. It gives insight into a movement that dreamed big, weathered setbacks, and persevered, bringing unimagined rebirth to neighborhoods such as Columbia Heights and the H Street Corridor. A clear and compelling account, it is a must read for anyone interested in resident led movements and neighborhood revitalization.
Participatory Irrigation Management
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Make Light Work in Groups: 10 Tools to Transform Meetings, Companies and Communities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational development
This book introduces ten tools to revolutionize how we work together - in teams, organizations, companies, and communities. Each of the ten tools brings a unique perspective. Together they are a comprehensive kit, allowing you to create better outcomes in all types of group situations. A handy pocket guide for leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, activists, consultants, parents, and you!
Umbeleko
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Umbeleko is a Non Profit Organisation situated in Gugulethu, one of the most desperate and deprived areas in South Africa. What are Umbeleko and the people / organisations supporting it doing to make a difference in this poverty-stricken "suburb,'" opposite Cape Town International Airport and just 20 minutes from the thriving City of Cape Town? Read this Newsletter and find out.
A Practical Manual for Grassroots Organizing and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This manual is a practical guide to Grassroots Organizing, and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements. It is prepared to help citizens, governments, non-profits, sutudents, academic institutions, and community activists to build stronger and functional grassroots organizations dedicated to addressing neighborhood improvements. It also offer 8 simple steps for planning improvements.
Hand Me Downs
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Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Tamara and Manly, new residents of a small North Dakota town along the Canadian border come face to face with the massive winter storms of 2011 in the midst of an unexpected population increase in the rich Bakken oil fields of Montana, North Dakota and Saskatchewan.