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The Future Is Modular: HUD and MOD X’s Offsite Construction Workshop and Tours
The Future Is Modular: HUD and MOD X’s Offsite Construction Workshop and Tours

In early February, the National Institute of Building Sciences and MOD X organized a 2-day tour of offsite housing construction facilities and projects in Boston, Maryland, and Virginia.




Mobilizing Surplus State Land for Affordable Housing In Downtown Sacramento
Mobilizing Surplus State Land for Affordable Housing In Downtown Sacramento

To help address California’s housing affordability crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order (EO) in 2019 to boost the use of surplus state-owned land for affordable housing development.



Solar-Powered Apartments Empower Residents of All Abilities
Solar-Powered Apartments Empower Residents of All Abilities

Wynne Watts Commons opened in 2022 in the Wilkes East neighborhood of Gresham, Oregon, a city of 111,643 in the Portland metropolitan region.



The Potential of Advanced Modular Housing Design for Post-Disaster Housing
The Potential of Advanced Modular Housing Design for Post-Disaster Housing

Natural disasters often create an acute and urgent need for affordable temporary housing units to accommodate displaced households as they and their communities recover.


 

Vertically Integrated Modular Housing Project Opens in Auburn, Washington
Vertically Integrated Modular Housing Project Opens in Auburn, Washington

Blokable at Phoenix Rising, a vertically integrated 12-unit affordable modular housing development in Auburn, Washington, opened in 2020.



Housing Research with Tribes
Housing Research with Tribes

In my office on the eighth floor of the Robert C. Weaver Federal Office Building in Washington, D.C., is a stack of reports collected over the years...


 

Providing Affordable Housing Through Historic Preservation in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Providing Affordable Housing Through Historic Preservation in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Opened in July 2021, Frost Terrace Apartments is a 40-unit affordable housing complex in the Porter Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts.



International Affairs
International Affairs

Every domestic agency in the federal government has an international affairs office, including HUD.


 

Bringing Nature to Supportive Housing in the Bronx
Bringing Nature to Supportive Housing in the Bronx

Permanent supportive and affordable housing can significantly improve outcomes for many people, including those with previous experiences...



Renovated Cedar Street Apartments Provide Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C.
Renovated Cedar Street Apartments Provide Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C.

Located in the historic Takoma neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Cedar Street Apartments faced extensive damage from a microburst storm ...



HUD Administrative Data Licenses Facilitate Key Policy Insights
HUD Administrative Data Licenses Facilitate Key Policy Insights

In administering its housing assistance programs, HUD collects extensive data on its program participants, including demographic, income, and geographic information on assisted households.


HUD and the Concept of the Smart City
HUD and the Concept of the Smart City

HUD’s mission is to “create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities.”



Hawaii’s First Micro-Unit Rental Community Comes to Downtown Honolulu
Hawaii’s First Micro-Unit Rental Community Comes to Downtown Honolulu

Nohona Hale in Honolulu is Hawaii’s first micro-unit rental community.



Housing Technology in the Rental Market
Housing Technology in the Rental Market

During HUD’s June 2023 Innovative Housing Showcase, HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced a new partnership between HUD and Terner Housing Innovation Labs...




Decarbonizing the Housing Sector
Decarbonizing the Housing Sector

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


Affordable Housing Project Serves as a Catalyst to the Revitalization of South Bronx

In 2022, 425 Grand Concourse opened as a mixed-use affordable housing project in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood.




Building Resiliency and Community in Wilson, North Carolina

In 2016, the small city of Wilson, North Carolina, experienced flooding from Hurricane Matthew.



The 2023 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition
The 2023 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The 2023 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition.



Cross-Atlantic Learning
Cross-Atlantic Learning

On March 27, 2023, a British delegation composed of government officials from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities; Local Trust, a place-based funder of community initiatives; the Young Foundation...



Regional Development Policy Committee Week at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Regional Development Policy Committee Week at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted its semiannual Regional Development Policy Committee (RDPC) Week in Paris from November 28 to December 2, 2022.




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