The GSH Blog

Holidays on a Budget

Holidays on a Budget

Last week, GSH partnered with the Financial Empowerment Center to host Wegmans for our first ever Holiday Healthy Eating Workshop. Wegmans sent five employees who brought Santa Fe pork & rice and quesadillas with salsa. They provided participants with Wegmans reusable...

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Changepurse Pilot was a Success!

Changepurse Pilot was a Success!

Our Changepurse pilot program has come to a successful end! One of our longtime partners, Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) Foundation offered to bring their successful Changepurse program to our clients. With their support, we modified the 8-week program to six...

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Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

One solution floated often in large cities grappling with a dire lack of affordable housing is inclusionary zoning — letting developers have certain leeways in residential or mixed-use projects if they include housing units capped at below-market rent or sales for...

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Catching Up After Losing a Job

Catching Up After Losing a Job

Autumn was working hard as a single mom and wasn't receiving child support. Unfortunately this summer, the contract on her job ran out, and she found herself unemployed. To make matters worse, she had difficulty finding a new job as she fell ill and was unable to...

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Turning Things Around

Turning Things Around

by Aleisha Wilhite, Community Case Manager Sandra came to GSH in desperate need of housing. She is a young single mother whose children receive limited social security disability income. She was unable to find a landlord who would accept her housing voucher....

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