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Community Development

Partners in Community and Economic Development
Vol. 17, No. 1, 2007

FEATURES

Innovative Approaches Help Solve N.O.'s Housing Woes

Achieving the American Dream: Are We There Yet?

Courting the Creative Class: New Strategies for Urban Revival

GO Zone Tax Credits and Incentives

The Subprime Mortgage Market

Case Making: Building a Pathway to Implementation

Spotlight on the District—Florida

Staff

 

 
modular housing

Innovative Approaches Help Solve N.O.'s Housing Woes
A New Orleans partnership has embraced modular construction in addressing the acute need for affordable housing destroyed by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Advances in modular quality and design have increased its acceptance and made it a viable option in many communities.



urban scene

Courting the Creative Class:
New Strategies for Urban Revival

Some cities are evaluating their unique appeal to nontraditional demographic groups in an effort to attract new investment and revive distressed neighborhoods.



GO Zone graphic

GO Zone Tax Credits and Incentives
The Gulf Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives and Relief Act makes available almost $14 billion in federal tax incentives to encourage businesses to invest in the region.



Ben Bernanke

The Subprime Mortgage Market
An excerpt from Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's remarks at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's 43rd Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition.



casemaking graphic

Case Making: Building a Pathway to Implementation
A former director of an Atlanta nonprofit shares key principles in moving an agenda by building a good financial base, making the case, meeting people where they are, communicating key messages and connecting the dots.