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Urban Development

An Absorbing Problem

To help low-income residents, urban communities need to build up their capacity for using investment capital effectively.
By Ben Hecht | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.
By Juan Manuel Restrepo | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Economic Development

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.
By Kathryn Peterson | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Urban Development

A Working Model for Slum Rehabilitation

How innovative regulation is enabling private capital to deliver social impact and realize attractive returns in Mumbai.

 

Health

Built WELL

Taking a lead from LEED certification, a new standard aims to promote healthy construction of homes, offices, and other structures.
By Suzie Boss | 1 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofits

The Surprising Truth Behind Beneficiary Feedback

New research suggests that the feedback of nonprofit clients is less biased than many think.

By Shuo Xie & Kris Sankaran | Jul. 3, 2014
 

Urban Development

Pop-Up Housing

In London, the YMCA is combining prefab construction with stylish design to create a new kind of affordable home.
By Suzie Boss | 3 | May. 14, 2014
 

Urban Development

Safe at Home

Thanks to ROC USA, residents of mobile home parks can gain a real stake in the places where they live.
By Suzie Boss | May. 14, 2014
 

Urban Development

What Makes a “World-Class” City?

Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.

 

Nonprofit Management

In Collaboration, Actions Speak Louder than Words

The author of Cracking the Network Code discusses the important role of networks in scaling up solutions.
By Jane Wei-Skillern | Feb. 19, 2014