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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.


2018 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards
2018 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards

On June 22, 2018, in New York City, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored this year’s recipients of the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award in Housing and Community Design alongside the winners of AIA’s annual Housing Awards.



Bridge Meadows Beaverton Provides a Supportive Community for Foster Families and Seniors
Bridge Meadows Beaverton Provides a Supportive Community for Foster Families and Seniors

Nonprofit developer Bridge Meadows specializes in creating affordable intergenerational communities for low-income foster families and seniors.



Designing Better Supportive Housing
Designing Better Supportive Housing

What role can the design of supportive housing play in ending homelessness? At the 2018 American Institute of Architects Conference on Architecture, held in New York City from June 21 to 23, one group of panelists sought to answer that question.



Permanent Supportive Housing for Women Recovering From Substance Abuse in Charleston, West Virginia
Permanent Supportive Housing for Women Recovering From Substance Abuse in Charleston, West Virginia

In December 2017, the nonprofit Recovery Point West Virginia, which runs 5 long-term residential recovery programs in West Virginia, teamed with developer AU Associates to open 24 one-bedroom apartments in Charleston.


Designing Affordable and Equitable Housing
Designing Affordable and Equitable Housing

The American Institute of Architects hosted the 2018 Conference on Architecture from June 21 to 23 in New York City.



From Historic Hospital to Affordable Housing for Seniors in Aurora, Illinois
From Historic Hospital to Affordable Housing for Seniors in Aurora, Illinois

A former hospital is finding new life as affordable housing for seniors in Aurora, Illinois.




State of the Nation’s Housing Report 2018
State of the Nation’s Housing Report 2018

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University (JCHS) recently released its annual “State of the Nation’s Housing” report for 2018.



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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