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Willow Terrace Provides Housing and Services for Individuals With Severe Mental Health Challenges in Ukiah, California
Willow Terrace Provides Housing and Services for Individuals With Severe Mental Health Challenges in Ukiah, California

In rural California, cities such as Ukiah in Mendocino County that already contend with housing shortages have also been battling successive wildfires since 2015, which have further eroded the housing supply.



Catholic Charities Providing Affordable Housing for Families and Seniors in Phoenix, Arizona
Catholic Charities Providing Affordable Housing for Families and Seniors in Phoenix, Arizona

Since 2011, the Catholic Charities office serving northern and central Arizona has been building and operating affordable housing communities through its nonprofit development affiliate, Housing for Hope (H4H).



Habitat for Humanity Hosts Home Affordability Symposium
Habitat for Humanity Hosts Home Affordability Symposium

Households nationwide face a mismatch between income and housing costs, resulting in high percentages of cost-burdened households, housing instability, and, in the most extreme cases, homelessness.



Neighborhood Transformation in North Minneapolis, Minnesota
Neighborhood Transformation in North Minneapolis, Minnesota

In north Minneapolis, Minnesota, affordable housing is transforming a long-declining neighborhood hard hit by the foreclosure crisis and Great Recession.



Arts-Based Programming Supports Aging in Place
Arts-Based Programming Supports Aging in Place

Socially focused programming and amenities are providing people aged 62 and older an affordable opportunity for vibrant aging at the Olivera Senior Apartments in Pomona, California.



Transforming a Tuberculosis Sanatorium into Affordable Senior Living in Edison, New Jersey
Transforming a Tuberculosis Sanatorium into Affordable Senior Living in Edison, New Jersey

During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration built a four-story tuberculosis sanatorium on a small hill in Edison, New Jersey, about 25 miles southwest of Manhattan.



Jobs Plus Program for Public Housing Residents
Jobs Plus Program for Public Housing Residents

A new research report sponsored by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research explores the implementation of the Jobs Plus program.



Preserving and Transforming a Longtime Affordable Housing Development in Salem, Oregon
Preserving and Transforming a Longtime Affordable Housing Development in Salem, Oregon

Charleston, South Carolina, is noted for its unique and well-preserved architectural heritage, a legacy that continues to inspire contemporary design in the city.



Keeping Housing Affordable: The Growing Need To Preserve Existing Housing
Keeping Housing Affordable: The Growing Need To Preserve Existing Housing

Medical advances and other demographic changes have increased life expectancy in the United States, and seniors now represent a higher percentage of the U.S. population than ever before.



Award-Winning Affordable Housing Puts a Modern Twist on Classic Charleston Architecture
Award-Winning Affordable Housing Puts a Modern Twist on Classic Charleston Architecture

Charleston, South Carolina, is noted for its unique and well-preserved architectural heritage, a legacy that continues to inspire contemporary design in the city.



Transit-Oriented Development Offers Affordable Housing and Amenities in North Minneapolis
Transit-Oriented Development Offers Affordable Housing and Amenities in North Minneapolis

In January 2016, developer Building Blocks held the grand opening for the Commons at Penn Avenue, a mixed-use development served by several current and planned public transportation lines in the Willard-Hay neighborhood of north Minneapolis.
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Improving the Lives of Children in Public Housing
Improving the Lives of Children in Public Housing

On January 18, 2017, the Urban Institute presented findings of a community assessment of needs and opportunities for children in public housing in Washington, DC. Commissioned by the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) and conducted in partnership with Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia, the survey identifies the need for supportive services and potentially provides benchmarks against which DCHA can measure progress, said DCHA executive director Adrianne Todman.
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How Housing Matters
How Housing Matters

On December 13, 2016, the National Housing Conference hosted the third How Housing Matters Conference in partnership with the Urban Institute, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research, and the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing with sponsorship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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Highlighting Best Practices Through the HUD Secretary's Awards
Highlighting Best Practices Through the HUD Secretary's Awards

Recognizing and sharing best practices in the field is one of the ways in which HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) fulfills its mission to inform policy development and implementation and improve life in American communities.
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Taking on Pressing Challenges with the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III
Taking on Pressing Challenges with the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III

More than 30,000 people gathered in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17 to October 20, 2016, for Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and the last major United Nations conference of the Obama administration.
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New Housing and Healthcare for the Homeless in Denver
New Housing and Healthcare for the Homeless in Denver

By 2013, the Stout Street Clinic had served the low-income and homeless populations of Denver, Colorado, for nearly 30 years.
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The Burnham’s Affordable Senior Housing Helps Revitalize Chicago’s Woodlawn Neighborhood
The Burnham’s Affordable Senior Housing Helps Revitalize Chicago’s Woodlawn Neighborhood

Woodlawn Park is a multiphased, mixed-use, mixed-income revitalization project being developed in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago, and The Burnham at Woodlawn Park is the most recently completed residential phase of the project.
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