For the past five years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with mayors across the country who have come to realize that the economic vitality of their city is tied to the financial stability of their residents. This […]


The end of a calendar year often causes us to reflect on the year’s challenges and successes. Such reflection allows us to approach the new year with (hopefully) a bit more wisdom, lessons learned, and renewed conviction to […]
In the Water Resources: Stormwater post we learned that stormwater runoff can carry pollutants, such as motor oil, pet waste, and trash, into local water bodies. As the amount of developed areas expand, this means that there are […]
What is stormwater? Stormwater is runoff from rain or snow that cannot be absorbed through surfaces like driveways, parking lots, roads, sidewalks, or roofs. As water travels over these surfaces, it may pick up dirt, trash, oil, grease, […]
We use water everyday for drinking, cooking, washing, and bathing. However, the tap is not the only source of water we have access to. We can also harvest rainwater from the sky or even the rinse water from […]
How much do you know about public housing in the United States?
What is affordable housing and who qualifies for it? Read on below to get an overview of affordable housing.
There are three main types of federal affordable housing: public housing, project-based rental assistance, and tenant-based Section 8. Read below to find out the differences between each type.
Learn about how public finance works from our board member, Jamie Querubin. In her powerpoint presentation below, she has provided an overview of public debt, standard debt mechanisms, and municipal bond types.
How to wrap your head around bond math. Everything you need to know about bond math (*just enough to make you dangerous) without actually having to do any math.