Reports and Publications

 
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
This report from the Urban Institute recommends both short term changes to current employment programs and longer term efforts through a program for competitive federal matching block grants to...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
This brief from the Urban Institute examines the importance of small business and microenterprise in helping low-income households to create wealth and build assets. Read the report: Small...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
Skills to Live By A paper from WSI Publications that provides a closer look at how participation in workforce training programs has improved the lives of the participants.  Important lessons...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
This project from the Urban Institute Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population looks at past research and current activities for strategies that improve the employment prospects for low-...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
This Urban Institute report explores the elements of development and finance of artist space projects. The different types of developments are reviewed, including the role of real estate markets...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
State Policies Affecting Access to, and Success in, Community Colleges for Students of Color and Low-Income Students This report, commissioned by the Lumina Foundation for Education,...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
A Talent-Based Strategy to Keep Connecticut Competitive in the 21st Century A 2007 report issued by the Connecticut Office of Workforce Competitiveness looking at ways that the state can maintain...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
This paper by the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program looks at the importance of America's older industrial cities, like Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven and how state and...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
An analysis by Ed Moscovitch of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership of 242 metro areas found that the three most important factors in determining metro area employment growth are how much...
 

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