Rural Voices

Rural Voices: Housing Nonprofits Working with State Housing Finance Agencies

Articles in this Fall 1997 issue feature two important topics: the role of states, and nonprofit management.

First, an experienced regional nonprofit developer presents suggestions for working with state housing finance agencies, which have become a major source of housing development funds. Another possible role for state agencies is explored in an article about New York state’s provision of administrative funds for nonprofit housing developers. Next, the head of a regional housing provider discusses some of the lessons nonprofit managers can learn from big-name management experts. The director of a consortium of nonprofits describes a new on-line job bank. Finally, out· View from Washington feature outlines the current status of housing funding and programs for federal fiscal year 1998, which began October 1.