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Office of University Partnerships

The Office of University Partnerships, founded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1994, is designed "to encourage and expand the efforts of higher education that are striving to make a difference in their communities through funding opportunities." Their online presence includes a number of helpful documents for persons interested in these relationships, including a recently...
Tenant Net

Written in an irreverent yet informative style, the Tenant Net provides information for tenants (with a particular focus on New York City), such as tenant-landlord agreements, zoning law, and rent-increase agreements. The site also sponsors several online forums, where visitors can ask questions about eviction notices, eminent domain, and other policies that affect the lives of those who rent...
UN-Habitat: Sustainable Urban Development Network

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, or UN-HABITAT, is the organization’s agency for human settlements. The group’s main objective is to “promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.” More specifically, the Sustainable Urban Development Network, or SUD-NET, works to reduce poverty and encourage the...