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PD&R Edge Elist - 03/26/2012


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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

Message from the Assistant Secretary:
Open Government

Assistant Secretary Bostic discusses how HUD is improving transparency, participation, and collaboration in response to President Obama’s Open Government Directive.

In Practice:
The First Ever Affordable Housing Development in Martha’s Vineyard

Middle Line Road is a new development in Martha’s Vineyard that offers affordable housing to households who live and work in the community. The development aims to bolster the population of year-round residents in an area where the population swells from 15,000 to more than 75,000 during the summer months and rents skyrocket.



Exploring Racial Segregation and Income Inequality Patterns and Relationships

Exploring Racial Segregation and Income Inequality Patterns and Relationships
Use of advanced geographic information system (GIS) methods can improve understanding of complex social and economic issues, like racial segregation and income inequality, and contribute to formulation of place-based policy.

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