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Supportive Housing for a Diverse Community in the Bronx
Supportive Housing for a Diverse Community in the Bronx

When Walton House opened its doors in July 2018 in the Bronx, it launched a community that even its founders did not originally anticipate.



Small Area Fair Market Rent Demonstration
Small Area Fair Market Rent Demonstration

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest rental assistance program that HUD administers, helping approximately 2.2 million households secure affordable housing in the private rental market.



Financial Barriers to Millennial Homeownership
Financial Barriers to Millennial Homeownership

Millennials — a generation who came of age in the wake of the Great Recession of 2008 — have historically low homeownership rates despite entering the age bracket during which Americans of previous generations have typically started buying homes.


Historic Fort Restored for Use as Affordable Housing in Des Moines, Iowa
Historic Fort Restored for Use as Affordable Housing in Des Moines, Iowa

The Fort Des Moines Living Apartments, a 142-unit affordable housing development in the Southside area of Des Moines, Iowa, opened in 2018.



2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit – San Antonio Housing Authority, San Antonio, Texas
2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit – San Antonio Housing Authority, San Antonio, Texas

This year’s Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition generated more interest and visibility than ever before.


Exploring Housing Costs and Shelter Poverty
Exploring Housing Costs and Shelter Poverty

The study of housing insecurity focuses on a number of topics, including affordability, quality, safety, and residential stability.



Building Community Support for Affordable Housing in Yorba Linda, California
Building Community Support for Affordable Housing in Yorba Linda, California

Oakcrest Heights and Oakcrest Terrace are a pair of affordable housing developments with 121 affordable apartments in the Savi Ranch neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California.



Addressing the Affordable Housing Gap
Addressing the Affordable Housing Gap

The supply of housing in the United States that is affordable to low- to moderate-income renters and homeowners (those earning up to 140 percent of area median income) remains insufficient to meet the demand.


First Affordable Family Housing Development outside the City of Reading in Decades
First Affordable Family Housing Development outside the City of Reading in Decades

In February 2018, Housing Development Corporation MidAtlantic (HDC MidAtlantic), a nonprofit affordable housing development group, celebrated the completion of its affordable housing project in Berks County, Pennsylvania.



The World Habitat Awards
The World Habitat Awards

The World Habitat Awards highlight best practices in housing around the globe. The awards were established in 1985 to help promote good housing practices.



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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