Category Archives: Housing

Understanding Homelessness at a Citywide Level – book review

The main characters in Homelessness Is a Housing Problem are not individuals experiencing homelessness; they’re cities. The book’s central question is this: What might explain the substantial regional variation in per capita homeless rates in the United States? The answers may not … Continue reading


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TLC 2021 – Trinity New Hope

Trinity New Hope’s tagline is “Help and hope for those in need.”  That’s what we do!  We are very proud of the numerous families we have been able to help this year, including assisting several families transition from homelessness to a clean, … Continue reading

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Land to Live On

Originally published on Luther Seminary’s Faith+Lead Blog. A few years ago, an unexpected visitor walked into the Trinity New Hope (TNH) property manager’s office at the end of the day. A very shy and frail woman was carrying her oxygen … Continue reading

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Storytelling for City Council

A letter written to Nampa’s City Council, asking them to support a Conditional Use Permit for an affordable housing development. The Council denied the request for Copper Depot. Read the coverage of the 5-1 vote in our local newspaper. May … Continue reading

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Grant Writing as Storytelling

I realized the other day that one reason I do not have quite as much free time for creative writing is because I have done so much other writing the past eighteen months. The bulk of the writing has been … Continue reading

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