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PD&R Edge Elist 11/08/2012


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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.

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Message from the Acting Assistant Secretary:
The Impact of International Engagement: Leveraging Comparative Research and Global Partnerships

PD&R’s Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation is critical to forging partnerships with the international community that inform and advance HUD’s mission. Acting Assistant Secretary Erika Poethig discusses the lessons and opportunities available to HUD resulting from this international engagement.

In Practice:
Redevelopment of Oak Park Public Housing Revitalizes Paso Robles

Officials in Paso Robles, California are working to transform and expand housing opportunities for low-income households by replacing 148 aging housing units with 302 net-zero energy units. The redevelopment is a vital component of the larger Uptown/Town Center Specific Plan, which aims to revitalize the city’s historic neighborhoods.



Naples the Site of World Urban Forum 6

Naples the Site of World Urban Forum 6
Leaders from across the globe recently convened in Naples, Italy for the World Urban Forum hosted by United Nations Human Settlements Programme. The biennial conference provides an opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities resulting from the world are growing urban population.


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