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PD&R Edge Elist 11/27/2012


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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:
Shaping Disaster Resilience and Recovery Policies: PD&R’s Role

As the states and local communities affected by Hurricane Sandy continue with recovery efforts, Acting Assistant Secretary Erika Poethig discusses the critical role that PD&R has played in supporting disaster response and resiliency efforts across all levels of government.

In Practice:
Community Land Trusts in Atlanta, Georgia: A Central Server Model

With housing prices increasing in Atlanta’s BeltLine neighborhoods, the Atlanta Land Trust Collaborative is working to create and support a “central server” driven network of neighborhood land trusts to promote and preserve low- and moderate- income homeownership opportunities.

Statistical Reports:
Housing Scorecard October 2012

The Administration tracks progress toward stabilizing the nation’s housing market with a monthly scorecard. Issued by HUD and the U.S. Department of Treasury, the October scorecard includes key housing market trends and highlights the impact of the Administration’s housing recovery efforts.



Predictions for Future

Predictions for Future
What’s next for communities in the twenty-first century? HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and other panel participants at the Urban Land Institute’s Fall meeting shared their thoughts on the future direction of the economy, land use, community development, and local governance.


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