Initiatives

 
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Aging Research and Resources

Aging Research and Resources contains links to HUD-sponsored programs and research efforts focused on supporting aging in place and improving the quality of life for elderly residents. more »


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Aligning Affordable Rental Housing

State and local agencies and rental property owners have been forming partnerships and participating in initiatives designed to better align and simplify the administrative requirements for securing federal funds. more »

 
 
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Interagency Physical Inspection Alignment

Nearly four million American families live in rental housing that is owned, insured, or subsidized by HUD. To ensure that these families have housing that is decent, safe, sanitary, and in good repair, HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) conducts approximately 20,000 physical inspections on properties each year. more »


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Prosperity Playbook Toolkit

HUD launched the Prosperity Playbook initiative in collaboration with partner organizations at the local and national levels to expand economic mobility and housing affordability. The Prosperity Playbook Toolkit contains curated case studies and best practices that highlight innovative practices communities are using to expand opportunity. more »

 
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Sustainable Construction in Indian Country

The Sustainable Construction in Indian Country initiative was a congressionally mandated effort of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), in partnership with HUD’s Office of Native American Programs (ONAP). more »

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Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative

The Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative (SC2) supports President Obama's agenda to make historic investments to build ladders of opportunity for those working hard to make it to the middle class and to partner with communities that were hardest-hit by the recent recession. more »