Metro-Urban Institute, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
This site helps churches address growing concerns related to urban living and provides information about degree programs, urban ministry and cross-cultural issues.
Partners in Urban Transformation
The organization works to support and mentor those on the front-lines of urban ministry by providing resources, support, training and practical strategies.
SCUPE (Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education)
The Scupe organization helps develop church and community leaders and provides consultation and educational resources for individuals, educational institutions, churches and agencies that seek to enhance the spiritual, social and physical quality of life for city dwellers.
The Urban Institute — Outcome Indicators Project
The Urban Institute and the Center for What Works have developed common outcomes indicators that provide frameworks to help standardize approaches to nonprofit performance measurement. Housing is one of 14 program areas covered.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD’s first Annual Homeless Report to Congress presents date on sheltered and unsheltered homeless people and on the national supply of emergency, temporary and permanent housing for them. Rural and suburban data are combined in the analysis. HUD’s estimate of 704,000 people homeless on a single night is similar to the recent National Alliance to End Homelessness estimate.