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Connecting HUD-Assisted Renters to Opportunity

Considerable research demonstrates that housing location affects essential outcomes, such as income and health, for residents, and that living in low-poverty neighborhoods with high-quality schools and low crime rates is associated with increased economic mobility and other positive effects. However, housing in these neighborhoods often is unaffordable for low-income families.



Pressure to Move and Forced Moves Among U.S. Renter Households: Findings From New Questions in the Household Pulse Survey

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) developed new questions on forced moves that were included in the U.S. Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey (HPS) beginning in June 2023.

Decarbonizing the Housing Sector

In June 2023, HUD hosted the Innovative Housing Showcase in Washington, D.C., to highlight innovative building technologies and practices.

Expanding Housing Choice through Investments in Innovation and Technology

As the Office of Policy Development and Research celebrates its 50th anniversary, the time is right to reflect on our progress in promoting investments in technology that can offer Americans more affordable housing options and transform the homebuilding industry.

Creating a New Mixed-Income Neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia

In Alexandria, Virginia, located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., a public-private partnership helped transform an undeveloped 33-acre site long owned by the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority into a new, mixed-income community featuring affordable rental housing, including housing for seniors; townhomes for sale at market rates; and a 12-acre public park.

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