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Evidence Matters

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: Housing For Seniors (Summer 2017)

Safe, affordable, comfortable, and aging-friendly housing for seniors, the focus of this edition of Evidence Matters, remains a critical area of need as the population of older Americans grows. Seniors face a number of housing challenges, including those related to affordability, accessibility, social isolation, and access to services and amenities. In many instances, the current states of household savings, the housing stock, and the built environment are inadequate to meet the needs of a growing senior population. Read More >>

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