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The Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, explores the issues and challenges being faced in affordable housing today. From the impact of the sub-prime crisis to green building, host Joanne Greene offers compelling conversation with industry insiders. Topics include regional and national trends, inclusionary housing, government funding, and the role of private developers in helping to provide workforce housing.

The Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, explores the issues and challenges being faced in affordable housing today. From the impact of the sub-prime crisis to green building, host Joanne Greene offers compelling conversation with industry insiders. Topics include regional and national trends, inclusionary housing, government funding, and the role of private developers in helping to provide workforce housing.
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The Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, explores the issues and challenges being faced in affordable housing today. From the impact of the sub-prime crisis to green building, host Joanne Greene offers compelling conversation with industry insiders. Topics include regional and national trends, inclusionary housing, government funding, and the role of private developers in helping to provide workforce housing.

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Affordable Housing in the Proposed 2017 Federal Budget

3/4/2016
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The NHC (National Housing Conference) focuses on advancing federal housing policy to help low and moderate income people, strengthening the nation’s housing finance system, restoring neighborhoods damaged by foreclosures and disinvestment, and building stronger communities overall that coordinate housing, transportation, health, education and energy policy. Recently, NHC held its annual budget forum to help those working in and around Capitol Hill to understand how affordable housing fits...

Duration: 00:48:08


Impossible Choices: Food, rent, medicine?

1/5/2016
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Most organizations do not work for the day that they are no longer needed. But that’s precisely the goal of the Alameda County Community Food Bank who serves 1-in-5 residents of Alameda County. In this episode of the Affordable Housing podcast, we discuss "food insecurity" - the lack of access to affordable, nutritious groceries. We delve into how poverty often forces people to make impossible choices, what constitutes a "complete grocery basket," and how the economic recovery has not...

Duration: 00:41:11


Connecting Low-Income Adults & Seniors with Affordable Housing and Healthcare

9/26/2015
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We've been hearing it for more than decade now - a "silver tsunami" is upon us. As the low-income Baby Boomers hit retirement age, what will they need? What innovative housing and healthcare solutions are needed for low income older adults and seniors to successfully age in place? Joining host Joanne Greene is Mark Ricketts, President and CEO of National Church Residences, who shares his perspective on what's next for older adult senior affordable housing. National Church Residences is...

Duration: 00:33:57


What Makes This Drought in California So Bad?What Makes This Drought in Cal

7/20/2015
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California's drought is the worst in the state's history.Now in its fourth year, most areas are facing mandatory water rationing. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, host Joanne Greene speaks with John Coleman, who among other titles is the past President, and longtime member of the board of EBMUD, the East Bay Municipal Utility District.John and Joanne discuss what makes this drought different than past droughts, what it would take for the drought to end, how EBMUD works...

Duration: 00:15:30


Housing & Education Policy Panel

6/16/2015
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Eden Housing was pleased to co-host with Microsoft and Housing Trust Silicon Valley the launch of this year’s Affordable Housing Week in Santa Clara County with a Housing and Education Policy Discussion Panel. Eden’s President Linda Mandolini and Microsoft’s Government Affairs Manager Jonathan Noble welcomed attendees to the policy discussion held at Microsoft’s Sunnyvale campus. UC Berkeley Center for Cities and Schools’ Executive Director and Founder Dr. Deborah McKoy gave the keynote...

Duration: 03:15:35


How the Tax Code Leads to the Creation of Affordable Housing

4/15/2015
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The statistics are daunting. California has 13 of the 14 least affordable metropolitan housing markets in the nation. Currently, more than 34 percent of working renters pay more than 50 percent of their income toward housing, and the State Department of Housing and Community Development estimates that California needs to build 220,000 new homes a year to keep up with population growth. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, host Joanne Greene speaks to Mark Stivers, Executive...

Duration: 00:39:25


Older Adults: The New Homeless

3/6/2015
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It’s a trend that no one likes to see - an ever increasing number of older Americans who find themselves homeless after a lifetime of honest work and supporting themselves. Joining host Joanne Greene is Dr. Margot Kushel of UCSF who is studying older adult homelessness and its impacts as Principal Investigator for the HOPE-HOME research study (Health Outcomes of People Experiencing Homelessness in Older Middle Age). RESOURCES For additional information on this topic, visit:...

Duration: 00:43:53


What If You Could Not Access the Internet? 80 Million Americans Cannot Affo

1/30/2015
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While the majority of Americans have access to high speed broadband connections, nearly one third of Americans--low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities--have no broadband internet at all, limiting their ability to engage in the 21st century. On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, we’ll be focusing on what it will take to bridge the Digital Divide and get more low-income households online in a way that can significantly enhance...

Duration: 00:56:06


The Devastating Impacts of Concentrated Poverty – And What Can Be Done to R

5/6/2014
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In August 2013, Dr. Lisa Sturtevant was named Executive Director of the Center for Housing Policy, the research division of the National Housing Conference. She's our featured guest on this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing. Host Joanne Greene discusses Dr. Sturtevant's research focusing on housing demographics, economic development & planning, and how those findings dictate her work. RESOURCES * Listen to this and prior episodes of the Affordable...

Duration: 00:47:13


Children's Health and Affordable Housing

10/10/2013
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"A safe, decent, affordable home is like a vaccine -- it literally keeps children healthy," says Dr. Megan Sandel, Co-Principal Investigator at Children's Health Watch; Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Public Health at Boston University Schools for Medicine and Public Health; and Medical Director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership. In this month's episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, Dr. Sandel joins host Joanne Greene in a lively and informative discussion on...

Duration: 00:39:20


Partnership for Children & Youth

8/28/2013
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Jennifer Peck, founding member and Executive Director of the Oakland, CA based Partnership for Children & Youth joins Affordable Housing Podcast host Joanne Greene to discuss this organization's services and accomplishments that started in 1997. Their primary goal is to connect schools and their community partners in underserved Bay Area communities with available public and private resources. They're also committed to improving the effectiveness of funding streams and services for...

Duration: 00:42:54


The Needs of Low Income Seniors for Affordable Housing, Care and Supportive

7/30/2013
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Larry Minnix, President and CEO of Leading Age, a Washington, D.C. based association dedicated to making America a better place to grow old. LeadingAge focuses on advocacy, education and applied research, promoting adult day services, home health, hospice, community-based services, and Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, known as PAC. Host Joanne Greene invites Larry to discuss their work on senior housing, assisted living, continuing care communities, & nursing homes as well...

Duration: 00:59:21


California Housing Policy in the Post-Redevelopment Landscape with Californ

3/14/2013
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When California's redevelopment agencies were eliminated, affordable housing took a crushing blow. Advocates throughout the State are mobilizing to create a new dedicated funding source for affordable housing through the California Homes and Jobs Act. On this episode of the Affordable Housing podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to our guest California Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Chairman of the Housing and Transportation Subcommittee and sponsor of SB 391, the...

Duration: 00:28:50


Sentinels of Freedom - Assisting Today's Veterans

3/11/2013
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Severely wounded American Veterans are returning home from years of service to our Country and facing huge challenges with housing, employment, and support services. Our guest on this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast is Mike Conklin, founder of the nonprofit organization Sentinels of Freedom. Mike, the father of three Army Rangers, describes to host Joanne Greene how Sentinels of Freedom connects permanently disabled Veterans with caring community volunteers who pool their...

Duration: 00:22:45


State of Federal Housing Policy, with David Gasson of the Housing Advisory

1/29/2013
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This episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast kicks off our sixth year of podcasting with a look at the current state of federal housing policy and the challenges we face now and in the future. Our guest is David Gasson, Executive Director of the Housing Advisory Group, an organization founded in 1993 to advocate on behalf of affordable housing issues in Washington, D.C. Federal housing programs such as those administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the...

Duration: 00:23:24


National Housing Conference with CEO Chris Estes

10/30/2012
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The National Housing Conference (NHC) has helped to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for all people in the United States since 1931. This episode features a conversation with the new NHC President and CEO, Chris Estes. Chris speaks with host Joanne Greene about his new role, the current state of housing issues and challenges, and how we can all work toward more effective housing policy and improved federal funding. http://www.nhc.org For more information on the Affordable Housing...

Duration: 00:26:51


Closing California's Digital Divide, with California Emerging Technology Fu

9/25/2012
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The world has gone digital, and like everything else, access to digital technology and adoption isn't as accessible in low income communities. It is becoming increasingly imperative for educational advancement, health improvement, employment, and well-being to have access to a computer and the Internet. Nearly three of four California households have broadband Internet connections at home, which represents a 33 percent increase in home adoptions since 2008. California is leading the...

Duration: 00:43:32


Affordable Housing in Australia, pt2

8/24/2012
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In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, we travel back down under for part 2 of "Affordable Housing in Australia". We welcome back Ken Marchingo in a engaging discussion with host Joanne Greene about the Australia's housing landscape, the cost of not providing affordable housing, and how Haven; Home Safe partners with the government as a solution in affordable housing. Ken, founder and CEO of Haven; Home, Safe, is a pioneer in the field of social housing and housing...

Duration: 00:32:59


Improving Affordable Housing in the U.S.A., with David Smith

7/23/2012
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On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, David Smith, founder and Chairman of Recap Real Estate Advisors shares his insights on current and potential initiatives to improve the health of affordable housing in the U.S.A. Smith is also founder of the global non-profit Affordable Housing Institute, which develops sustainable housing financial ecosystems worldwide. For more information, visit: * Recap Real Estate Advisors * Affordable Housing Institute For more information about the...

Duration: 00:33:37


Affordable Housing in Australia with Ken Marchingo

6/20/2012
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In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast we travel down under to learn about affordable housing in Australia. Joining us is Ken Marchingo, founder and CEO of Haven; Home, Safe. Marchingo is a pioneer in the field of social housing and housing affordability. Haven; Home, Safe is Australia's only vertically integrated affordable housing association and homelessness services provider. For more information about affordable housing in Australia, visit www.ahuri.edu.au. To learn more...

Duration: 00:27:20

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