Challenges in areas ranging from education to the environment, gender to governance, health to housing don’t exist in a vacuum. Each month, Abt experts from two disciplines explore ideas for tackling these challenges in our monthly podcast, The Intersect.
Mid-sized cities rely on CDBG and HOME grants to meet the needs of their citizens. Since mid-sized cities lack revenue-making mechanisms that large cities have, CDBG and HOME grants are critical to the well-being of cities and citizens.
Since late 2017, the Urban Institute’s Housing Opportunities and Services Together team has partnered with public housing authority BangorHousing and the Boys & Girls Club of Bangor, Maine, in a formative evaluation of Families Forward, a locally designed and funded two-generation program that b