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Through our 888-995-HOPE™ hotline, the Homeownership Preservation Foundation has a single mission: to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. We are an independent nonprofit that provides HUD-approved counselors dedicated to helping homeowners.

The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development
7 South Main St., Suite 201
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

120 Wyoming Ave., 3rd Floor
Scranton, PA 18503

Community Toolkit

The Housing Toolkit provides information for communities to manage housing stock, plan for new development, engage in various redevelopment strategies, and evaluate zoning.

Each topic includes the following information.

  1. definition
  2. description, summary, explanation
  3. strategies
  4. case studies
  5. sample legislation or policy
  6. terms-definitions
  7. resources

Click on the topic name for access to all of the toolkit information related to that subject.


Community Land Trusts


Infill Development

Mixed Income

Mixed Use

Senior Housing