Evidence Matters is PD&R's quarterly publication that demonstrates HUD’s commitment to evidence-based policymaking. Each quarterly issue focuses on a key theme and highlights policy-relevant research that connects policymakers at all levels, as well as researchers, advocates, and industry members, with clear, accessible, and timely information. For more on the history and development of the publication, read “Five Years of Evidence Matters” on The Edge.
Current Issue: Building Technology (Spring 2017)
Building technology, the focus of this edition of Evidence Matters, plays a significant role in increasing housing affordability at a time when many U.S. households are experiencing high housing cost burdens. Advances in building materials and processes can not only reduce construction costs but also long-term maintenance and operation expenditures by improving the energy efficiency, durability, and resilience of housing. Read More >>