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Learning about Data Use in Pay for Success through the HUD-DOJ Demonstration
Learning about Data Use in Pay for Success through the HUD-DOJ Demonstration

Pay for Success (PFS) is a mechanism by which the local jurisdictions work with intermediaries to fund interventions intended to create positive outcomes related to a particular issue that a community is facing, such as the cycle of criminal justice and homelessness for a particular population.


Affordable Housing for Seniors in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Helps Honor Town’s Veterans
Affordable Housing for Seniors in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Helps Honor Town’s Veterans

Located in the Hopelawn neighborhood in northern New Jersey’s Woodbridge Township, Dalina Manor is one of a number of recently developed affordable housing projects designed for local seniors.



How Partnerships Outside of HUD Address Homelessness
How Partnerships Outside of HUD Address Homelessness

Partnerships to develop affordable housing often include HUD funding. Recently, however, institutions such as hospitals and local governments have been working outside of HUD and taking more active roles in addressing homelessness.


Discussing Research, Practice, and Policy: PD&R’s Quarterly Update
Discussing Research, Practice, and Policy: PD&R’s Quarterly Update

For nearly a decade, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has hosted a regular public event — the Quarterly Update — at HUD Headquarters in Washington, DC, to announce its latest findings on the state of the U.S. housing market and convene expert panels to discuss timely issues in urban development.


Supportive Housing for Individuals With Mental Health Conditions in Columbus, Ohio
Supportive Housing for Individuals With Mental Health Conditions in Columbus, Ohio

Opened in summer 2018 on the north side of Columbus, Ohio, Laurel Green Apartments is an affordable permanent supportive housing development for residents with mental health conditions.



Expanding Multigenerational Housing Options
Expanding Multigenerational Housing Options

The confluence of the shortage of affordable housing, a lack of housing suitable for older residents, inadequate retirement savings, and the particular health and social needs of older adults creates numerous challenges for older people to live affordably and safely and maintain their social connections in the communities of their choice.


Preparing a Place for Seniors in Santa Cruz, California
Preparing a Place for Seniors in Santa Cruz, California

Nestled along California’s Pacific Coast just south of San Francisco Bay, Santa Cruz County is a community of about a quarter of a million people with close ties to the job centers of Silicon Valley.



Landlord Participation Study
Landlord Participation Study

A new research report from the Office of Policy Development and Research’s Multidisciplinary Research Team explores landlord participation in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program through the perspective of public housing agency (PHA) staff.



The 2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition: University of Maryland Wins the Student Competition for a Second Year in a Row
The 2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition: University of Maryland Wins the Student Competition for a Second Year in a Row

The 2019 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition Awards Ceremony was held on April 17, 2019, at HUD Headquarters in Washington, DC.


Cityscape: Collecting 25 Years of Housing and Community Development Research
Cityscape: Collecting 25 Years of Housing and Community Development Research

For 25 years, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has furthered research on housing and community development issues through its journal Cityscape.



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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