Posted Date: December 20, 2011

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PD&R’s online magazine, The Edge, provides you with a snapshot view of our newly released research, periodicals, publications, news, and commentaries on housing and urban development issues. Stay informed on current topics and check back frequently, as our content is routinely updated.

New on The Edge

From the Assistant Secretary:
National Urban Development Conference in Kassel, Germany.

Assistant Secretary Bostic delivered a keynote speech on interrelationships between climate impacts and cities at the Fifth National Urban Development Congress held in Kassel, Germany, in October. His participation results from Joint Declaration of Intent signed by HUD and the German Ministry of Building, Transportation and Urban Development to work together to promote sustainable, livable communities in both nations.

HUD Partner Report:
Adapting to Climate Change: Cities and the Urban Poor

Adapting to Climate Change: Cities and the Urban Poor, released by the International Housing Coalition, discusses the disproportionate impacts climate change could have on the poor in rapidly urbanizing areas, and the need for appropriate responses from government, private sector, and researchers to address this problem.



Skyline of Cleveland.

Spotlight On Cleveland
The Spotlight on the Housing Market Conditions in Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio highlights trends in housing market indicators across the Cleveland Metropolitan Statistical Area along with outcomes from the administration’s efforts to stabilize the housing market throughout the region.


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