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Karuk Tribe of California Builds Its First LIHTC Project
Karuk Tribe of California Builds Its First LIHTC Project

Opened in the fall of 2017, Karuk Homes 1 is a 30-unit affordable housing project of single-family homes in rural Yreka, California.



Innovative Housing Showcase 2019
Innovative Housing Showcase 2019

The Innovative Housing Showcase, held June 1–5 in Washington, DC, highlighted innovative technologies that create affordable and resilient housing to help address the nation’s housing challenges.



Fostering Housing Innovation to Improve Affordability and Resilience
Fostering Housing Innovation to Improve Affordability and Resilience

Faced with rising housing costs and increasingly frequent natural disasters, housing officials, builders, and developers must examine innovative technologies that can both decrease production costs and strengthen homes’ resistance to storms.


Historic Rehabilitation Adds Affordable Housing in Downtown Boston
Historic Rehabilitation Adds Affordable Housing in Downtown Boston

During the past decade, Boston’s downtown core has seen developers focus primarily on luxury housing, but twenty percent of permitted projects in the city are income restricted, helping to maintain some affordable options.



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.


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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