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Workforce Housing

Workforce housing focuses on expanding housing opportunities for America's working families, particularly those supported by professions—teachers, firefighters, police officers, laundry and restaurant workers—that are vital to communities but do not provide wages to meet home costs.

October 7, 2013
Facebook got a little pushback after it announced plans to build a $120 million, 394-unit housing community within walking distance of its offices in Menlo Park, Calif.
February 11, 2013
Habitat for Humanity released its 2013 Shelter Report earlier this week and as part of its release it joined NAR and the REALTOR® University Research Center to host a discussion on how moderate-income households are faring in the housing market now that the recession is behind us.
November 14, 2012
Starting or expanding a workforce housing program may seem daunting, but these experts say you can't afford not to. Here are some tips and resources to help you get rolling.
October 24, 2012
This field guide explores how EAH programs work and offers resources to promote the concept among employers.
October 17, 2012
NAR's recent Workforce Housing Forum contained many real-world tips and ideas for entering this exciting, much-needed niche.
October 15, 2012
Every meeting room, hall, and ballroom at the National Association of REALTORS® Workforce Housing Forum echoed the call to real estate professionals: We need your voice.
October 10, 2012
The National Association of Realtors® will host a national forum today in Chicago focusing on the housing needs of working families.
September 7, 2012
The 2012 National Forum on Workforce Housing: Bring Workers Home will be held Oct. 10-11, 2012 in Chicago. The meeting spans two days, with the first dedicated to the forum and the second featuring NAR's Employer-Assisted Housing Class.
May 18, 2012
A panel of Realtors® provided keen insight into what it takes to launch successful workforce housing initiatives during the Housing Opportunities Forum - Ideas in Action at the Realtor® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.