Targeted Neighborhood Stabilization: Lessons in Resilience in Weak Market Cities


Rob Curry, Cleveland Housing Network; Kate Monter Durban, Cleveland Housing Network; and Sarah Page, HAPHousing

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Volume 9, Issue 2 | February 10, 2014

In this article, we define what we mean by “weak markets” and describe the challenges that weak markets pose to affordable housing development and neighborhood stabilization. We then provide an overview of our respective efforts in Cleveland, Ohio and Springfield, Massachusetts and describe the initiatives that we have launched to target resources strategically as part of our neighborhood stabilization efforts.