Member Publications

Prosperity Indiana Policy BriefA Year in Review: Housing Instability Trends for Hoosier Families and Counties Most Affected by COVID-19

Prosperity Indiana, Indiana Institute for Working Families, Indiana Youth Institute 2021

Policy brief analyzing the economic and social demographics and geographies of COVID-19 housing instability in Indiana. 


Arizona Housing Coalition Best Practices Toolkit

Arizona Housing Coalition 2021

Best practice toolkit for municipalities looking to increase the supply of affordable housing in Arizona. 


OCDCA 2020 Report
Ohio CDC Association 2020 Annual Report

Ohio CDC Association 2020

Profiles the work of OCDCA members and successes of various OCDCA initiatives, including the Social Enterprise Incubation Program, Community Recovery Fund and newly launched Peer-to-Peer Training Program among others. 


CNHED 2020 Annual Report 

Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) 2020

Outlines CNHED's challenges and successes of 2020, including core issues area such as housing and homelessness, workforce development, and the DC Community Anchor Partnership initiative.   

Our Movement, Our Moment: 2020 Impact Report 

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California 2020 

Offers a picture of the work accomplished by NPH members, allies, and supporters over the last year, including COVID-19 response and recovery; Racial equity and inclusion programs and initiatives; Direct voter outreach to affordable housing residents and more. 

Collective Strength 2020 Update

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) October 2020

Updated version of PACDC's 2012 economic analysis demonstrating the value and impact of CDCs in Philadelphia during times of challenge and prosperity. 


The Road Ahead: A 21st Century Housing Strategy for the San Francisco Bay Area

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) October 2020

Outlines why and how the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) can work together to develop, approve, and implement a comprehensive housing strategy for the Bay Area. 


Exemplary Buildings Program

Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County (HDC) July 2020

Provides general introduction to the Exemplary Buildings Program, which HDC coordinates to advance ultra-efficient buildings in affordable housing. 


MACDC 2020 GOALs Report

Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations July 2020

Graphically depicts Growing Opportunities, Assets, and Leaders among MACDC members in 2020.


Tell me a Story: Community Developers as Storytellers

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations June 2020

Short poems, narratives, and visual stories that honor and celebrate the power of imagination and storytelling as the magic that drives community development.


A Place to Call Home
A Place To Call Home

Housing Action Illinois January 2020

Story collection sharing the experiences of participants in Housing Action Illinois' Storytelling for Change workshop series, which aimed to help residents of permanent supportive housing tell their stories to make a difference.


OCDCA Empowering CommunitiesEmpowering Communities Impact Evaluation

Ohio CDC Association 2019

Performance assessment of OCDCA's Empowering Communities grantees' projects to address unique community challenges involving the social determinants of health. 

25 Years, 25 Stories of Impact 

South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development 2019

Stories celebrating SCACED members' accomplishments over the last 25 years, accompanied by images, drawings and profiles.


CBN 2019 Annual Report

Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis  2019

Report highlighting the successes of 2019, including member stories, fund development, and sponsor growth. 


 MACDC 2019 GOALs Report

Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations 2019

Graphically depicted data breakdown of Growing Opportunities, Assets, and Leaders among MACDC members in 2019.


 Who Will Teach Our Children?

The Council of Community Housing Organizations August 2019

Report released in partnership with Bay Area Forward identifying the housing and affordability levels needed for Bay Area educators to live where they work. 


Growing Pains: Analyzing Jurisdictional Fragmentation of Affordable Housing Policy in King County

Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County May 2019

Report exploring the jurisdictional fragmentation in King County, providing several key findings which help assess the landscape for advocates and policymakers developing a regional strategy.


Vital Signs: The Intersection of Health and Community Development

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations April 2019

Essays, analysis, and research exploring the connection between community development and improving health outcomes in our communities.


How Development Works

Council of Community Housing Organizations February 2019

Infographic illustrating a step-by-step process serving to demystify development based on the San Francisco system. 


Art, Equity + Place

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations April 2018

Content exploring how residents, community development practitioners, and artists are using creativity to help address complex neighborhood issues, including a Guidebook for Arts and Community Development. 


40 Prado — San Luis Obispo's Homeless Service Center Case Study

California Community Economic Development Association October 2017

Case study exploring construction of a one-stop homelessness center constructed in the city of San Luis Obispo, California as part of the county's 10-year goal, adopted in 2009, of ending homelessness.  


 A  Jobs-Housing Fit

Council of Community Housing Coalitions May 2017

Framework for understanding what the housing needs of a region actually are and evaluating how housing production is meeting those needs.


 The Filtering Fallacy

Council of Community Housing Organizations October 2016

Infographic breaking down the basics of filtering, the assumptions behind it, and the reasons it doesn’t work the way some say it does.


The Connection between Children's Health and Housing

Louisiana Housing Alliance January 2016

Report on low-income households with children with limited options who face a trade-off between quality, safety, and affordability.


The Impact of Short Term Rentals on Affordable Housing in Oakland

East Bay Housing Organization December 2015

Report on the impact of short term rental housing by using data from Airbnb, an online rental company, and analyzes the impact on the scarce supply of affordable rental housing. 


Not Even a Place in Line: Housing Choice Voucher Capacity and Waiting Lists

 Not Even a Place in Line: Housing Choice Voucher Capacity and Waiting Lists in Illinois

Housing Action Illinois December 2015

Report captures the availability in Illinois of a core federal affordable housing program --Housing Choice Vouchers -- to help address the dire need for affordable housing.


Linking Housing Development and Transportation Investment

Louisiana Housing Alliance Fall 2015

Report discusses transit-oriented development includes both residential and commercial development to maximize accessibility and overall affordability for households.


The State of Housing in Louisiana

Louisiana Housing Alliance August 2015

With this report, the LHA aims to illuminate both the challenges and opportunities facing the state, and assist policymakers in their effort to better align state resources with the specific housing needs of Louisiana citizens.


Creative Community Development in MassachusettsCreative Community Development in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations June 2015

Report seeks to understand the landscape of creative community building, from organizations like IBA that have years of experience at the intersection of culture and community development, to newcomers like Worcester Common Ground who are in the beginning stages of taking on this work and everyone in between.

BeyoBeyond Gentrification: Toward Equitable Neighborhoods

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations February 2015

Report on equitable development strategy to capitalize on current growth in a way that is inclusive of all Philadelphians and all of their neighborhoods. 



 Stronger TogetherStronger Together: The $12 Billion Impact of Community Corporations in New Jersey

Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey 2014

Report on the economic impact analysis that found NJ’s nonprofit community development sector has been a $12 billion economic engine for NJ since 1989.


Collective StrengthCollective Strength: The $3.3 Billion Impact of Philadelphia Community Development Corporations 

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations 2012

Report documents the significant Return on Investment of the local CDC Industry from public and private sector investments over the past 20 years.