[VIDEO] In July, the Innovation Team hosted three community ideation sessions around Housing Stability. During these sessions, the team spoke with residents about their housing stability challenges in Syracuse and what they thought could be done to start to address them.
[VIDEO] On June 15th, the City of Syracuse Division of Code Enforcement hosted Healthy Housing 101, an event held to teach local residents and service providers how to spot code violations in homes. Our code inspectors reviewed what to look for in homes--mold, infestations, unsafe staircases--as well as who citizens can contact when they have an issue getting problems fixed.
In the past we’ve written about the impacts of unsafe, unhealthy, and unstable housing. But what do we actually mean when we talk about housing stability?
When we say housing instability, we are talking about the high frequency of forced moves that our residents endure...