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Local Housing Solutions includes guidance on housing policies that can contribute to a comprehensive approach to community development.


Strengthening communities through community development activities

Local jurisdictions that wish to support community development activities in particular neighborhoods will likely want to pursue a comprehensive approach that goes beyond housing to include investments in other areas such as public safety, commercial revitalization, and infrastructure and educational improvements. This brief describes how housing policies on Local Housing Solutions can help support a comprehensive community development strategy.

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