Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Community Development for All People (CD4AP) received the Richard Baron Affordable Housing Award, part of the 2019 LOCUS Leadership Awards. Since 2012, the LOCUS Leadership Awards have honored real estate developers and investors, companies, and projects who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to public leadership, triple-bottom-line development, and smart growth.
Housing supply and affordability constitute ongoing challenges for communities of every size, and crafting an adaptable, comprehensive, and balanced housing strategy can be a daunting task. LocalHousingSolutions.org provides resources to help cities, towns, and counties develop comprehensive and balanced local housing strategies that enhance affordability, protect low-income residents from displacement, and foster inclusive neighborhoods.
Since GOPC delivered its findings to The Columbus Foundation in early 2018, The Columbus Foundation has used GOPC’s assessment to further shape the philosophy that will drive grantmaking in the neighborhood, as well as the first few specific investments. Backed by the findings of Positioning Milo-Grogan for Success, initial grants in the neighborhood are supporting home repairs for current and long-time residents, as well as community engagement, distribution of resident newsletters, and efforts to align civic capacity.