"We must do it all – decent housing in decent neighborhoods for everyone.” The words of Enterprise founder Jim Rouse continue to ring true.

"Wuniversity-station-254x163.jpge must do it all – decent housing in decent neighborhoods for everyone.” The words of Enterprise founder Jim Rouse continue to inspire us.

That’s why together we continue to build and preserve affordable homes in urban and rural neighborhoods, connect them to good schools, jobs, transit and health care, and rejuvenate communities. This multi-faceted approach is how we will end housing insecurity in the United States.

Here are a few recent examples of how we're making progress across the country by creating affordable homes and connections to opportunity:

Each accomplishment above mirrors the strength of our shared resolve to end housing insecurity.

NEWS & PERSPECTIVE
Enterprise Trustee Rick Lazio Discusses Affordable Housing on The Costa Report

$2 Million Award To Help Meet Communities' Lending Needs

2014 Social Return on Investment Report: Progress in Cleveland, New Orleans and Oakland, Calif.

Bellwether Enterprise Completes Merger with Towle Financial Services

How Social Impact Bonds Can Help Bring Private Dollars to Low-Income Communities, by John Griffith and Victoria Shire

Designing Better Designers: Families First, by Katie Swenson in Cityscape

Analysis: Bank of America’s $7 Billion Consumer Relief Obligation, by Andrew Jakabovics and Allison Charette

ENTERPRISE RESOURCE CENTER
Our online library is filled with affordable housing tools and resources:

Policy Focus: Creating Social Impact Bonds

The Baltimore Rowhouse: An Abbreviated Guide to Greening the Iconic Brick Rowhome


EVENTS 
2014 Social Return on Investment Report Presentation
Oct. 1, Webinar

OFN Conference
Oct. 14-17, Denver
Enterprise’s Noni Ramos to join the panel discussion “Exploring Innovative Structured Loan Funds for Inclusion”

2014 Mayoral Housing, Transportation and Jobs Summit
Oct. 29, Los Angeles

SOCIAL
Here are a few of our favorite recent tweets.

@NewHopeHousing
In NYC, 31% of children live below the #poverty line http://ow.ly/BqK8B  @TalkPoverty @AVODAH_TJSC

@povertynews
“Diet gap” makes healthy food less affordable and out of reach for low-income families: http://bit.ly/1u3wCYV  #poverty (via @DeseretNews)

@GWRCCC
“Solar is our #opportunity to lift up communities that are so often left out." @ericamackie @gwsolar #Solar4All

Scoops? News? Ideas? Let us know!

JOBS AT ENTERPRISE
Director of Development/Fundraising, New York

LIHTC Underwriter, New York

Program Associate, Assessments and Construction Management, New York

Program Director, Technical Services, New York

See all our job openings.

QUOTE OF THE MONTH 
“If you love friends, you will serve your friends. If you love community, you will serve your community. If you love money, you will serve your money. And if you love only yourself, you will serve only yourself. And you will have only yourself.”
Stephen Colbert

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