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Affordable Housing Funded by PILOT Program in Nashville
Affordable Housing Funded by PILOT Program in Nashville

Opened in summer 2017, the Paddock at Grandview is a 240-unit affordable housing development in the West Trinity Lane neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee.



Older Households Face Significant Housing Challenges
Older Households Face Significant Housing Challenges

Headlining the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University’s (JCHS’) supplement to the State of the Nation’s Housing report, “Housing America’s Older Adults 2018,” is the notable fact that the majority of U.S. households — 65 million — are headed by someone who is at least 50 years old.


Affordable Transit-Oriented Housing for Seniors in Pittsburgh Helps Community Revitalization Effort
Affordable Transit-Oriented Housing for Seniors in Pittsburgh Helps Community Revitalization Effort

In the northeast corner of Pittsburgh, Homewood Station Senior Apartments is helping the city realize its vision for community development in the struggling but promising Homewood neighborhood.


Social Equity and Urban Planning: Learning From Boston and Los Angeles
Social Equity and Urban Planning: Learning From Boston and Los Angeles

The experience of many booming cities illustrates that success often begets unintended social consequences.



Examining Whom the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Serves
Examining Whom the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Serves

What was the impetus for filing this report, and what kinds of data does it collect?




Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Schenectady, New York
Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Schenectady, New York

A former factory in Schenectady, New York, is finding new life as supportive housing for men, including veterans, disabled individuals, and those facing mental illness.



Affordable Housing in Kokomo, Indiana, Helps a Town Hit Hard by the Great Recession
Affordable Housing in Kokomo, Indiana, Helps a Town Hit Hard by the Great Recession

The city of Kokomo, Indiana, faces ongoing economic challenges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, including lower real household income, a rapidly deteriorating housing stock, and increased numbers of rent-burdened households.



Affordable Urban Apartments in Albuquerque’s International District
Affordable Urban Apartments in Albuquerque’s International District

Casa Feliz, a scattered-site affordable housing development with 89 units in the Trumbull neighborhood of Albuquerque, New Mexico, opened in summer 2017.



Landlord Participation in HCV Program
Landlord Participation in HCV Program

With approximately 2.3 million enrolled households, the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest of HUD’s rental assistance programs.



Quarterly Update: Landlords and the Housing Choice Voucher Program
Catalytic Development

Although landlords play an active and vital role in determining the location, quality, and affordability of rental options for tenants, including those participating in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, little research exists on how landlords choose these options.


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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