Affordable Housing Podcast

Lowering Affordable Housing Construction Costs with Factory OS

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Lowering Affordable Housing Construction Costs with Factory OS
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Rick Holliday is a pioneer in affordable housing construction. He was the first Executive Director of Eden Housing, then went on to establish Bridge Housing. His latest venture is Factory OS, with a goal of easing the housing challenge by scaling the offsite production of multi-family Housing.    You can hear more about Rick’s history…

Veterans First: Making the Transition from Military to Civilian Life

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Veterans First: Making the Transition from Military to Civilian Life
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Making the transition from military to civilian life can be challenging. Thankfully, there are organizations and individuals dedicated to helping to providing resources and information to help ensure the greatest success for the families of those who have served. On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne…

Make Room in Our Communities – Ending Housing Insecurity for Renters

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Make Room in Our Communities – Ending Housing Insecurity for Renters
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Housing insecurity is a critical issue for many renters. In fact, as so aptly stated in the mission statement of the new organization MAKE ROOM, the human suffering and the astronomical costs to society of the rental crisis is unimaginable. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast brought to you by Eden Housing, host…

What’s Your Story? The Value of Storytelling as a Strategic Communications Tool for Non-Profit Organizations

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
What’s Your Story? The Value of Storytelling as a Strategic Communications Tool for Non-Profit Organizations
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In 1998, Andy Goodman had a great idea and launched a company to help good causes reach more people with more impact. It was a singular mission and an audacious goal. The Goodman Center offers workshops in storytelling, presenting, strategic communications and more. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast brought to you by…

A Reporter’s View of Bay Area Affordable Housing

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
A Reporter’s View of Bay Area Affordable Housing
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For more than a decade, Stephanie Martin Taylor has walked the streets of San Francisco and the Bay Area learning and reporting on the housing issues of our region. She’s talked with real people and heard their personal stories. Formerly an anchor and housing reporter for KQED radio and now the newly named Communications Director…

“Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring” – Lessons in Strategic Communication

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
“Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring” – Lessons in Strategic Communication
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Sometimes, we are frustrated by public opposition to our noble work in afforable housing and spin our wheels trying to find a way around it. Rather than discount the opposition, Enterprise Community Partners and The Frameworks Institute tackled the problem head on to find out the values behind some of the opposing views of providing…

Three Bay Area Ballot Measures for Affordable Housing: NPH Annual Conference Keynote Session

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Three Bay Area Ballot Measures for Affordable Housing: NPH Annual Conference Keynote Session
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The upcoming election is critical and dramatic for many reasons – among ballot questions being considered, there are three important Bay Area affordable housing county measures. On this episode of the Affordable Housing podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, we’ll take you to the keynote plenary session at the recent annual conference of the…

Housing as a Health Care Investment

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Housing as a Health Care Investment
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It’s been widely assumed that there’s a strong connection between affordable, stable housing and the health of children. Now, we have proof. On this episode of the Affordable Housing podcast brought to you by Eden Housing, we’ll learn about the latest research from Children’s HealthWatch and the National Housing Conference that shows that public investment…

NPH Looking Ahead in an Election Year

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
NPH Looking Ahead in an Election Year
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For over 36 years, the Non-Profit Housing Association (NPH) of Northern California has been the collective voice of affordable housing, working with 750 member organizations and community leaders to push for effective state, regional and local policy, supporting campaigns throughout the nine Bay Area counties, and educating the public on the importance of investing in…

Affordable Housing in the Proposed 2017 Federal Budget

Eden Housing
Eden Housing
Affordable Housing in the Proposed 2017 Federal Budget
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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…

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