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Press Release 03.08.24

Breaking Housing Matters Launches Pilot effort for Rutland, VT  Courtesy of Breaking Housing Matters   Breaking Housing Matters  Contact: Scott M. Graves  978-884-6596  scott@smgravesassociates.com  www.breakinghousingmatters.org  Introduction by BHM Vermont...

Client Spotlight: Op Ed on Housing from Peter de Krassel

Breaking Housing Matters  An Op Ed by Peter de Krassel Click on image for our interview with the author Courtesy of Breaking Housing Matters The Answer to Vermont’s “Underwater” Property Market  Peter G de Krassel Vermont’s housing has priced itself beyond the reach...

Essays From an Artist

The Big 'D' in De-Centralize Used by permission of authorScott M. Graves is Founder of M the Media Project and SMGraves Associates.  As contributing writer to M, he writes under the series Essays from An Artist andDemocratic Capitalism.  He formerly wrote under the...

Press Release 02.09.24

SMGraves Associates Engages Breaking Housing Matters  Courtesy of Breaking Housing Matters Breaking Housing Matters, an Arizona-based 501C(3) organization that is dedicated to delivering affordable housing profitably has engaged SMGraves Associates to launch the first...

Episode 138 Are We Here Yet?

Breaking Housing Matters  plus Kurt Elling in The Jazz Room  Courtesy of Breaking Housing Matters With a background in housing policy, law and international business, author and business leader Peter de Krassel has witnessed the long arc of bad housing policy across...

Episode 134 ‘Are We here Yet?’

Space City Innovation  w/gener8tor's Robert Pieroni Photo courtesy of our guestIn an age of decentralizing the map when it comes to venture capital, place takes center stage for an increasing number of communities whose neighborhoods benefit from innovation centers,...


Episode 148 Are We Here Yet?

What do Our Value Systems Say about Our Values? plus Orrin Evans in The Jazz Room  Courtesy of our Guest.We had the distinct pleasure to speak with Daniel Parkins with a rather broad question to answer: What does the way we assign value to commerce, global policy,...

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Episode 147 Are We Here Yet?

Is there a Vermont Way?  plus Gary Burton Part II in The Jazz Room Our Vermont tech team was joined by Joshua Moses.  Josh works with individuals, organizations, and communities to cultivate vision and resourcefulness in the face of uncertainty and socio-ecological...

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