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Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Cape Town
Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Cape Town

Among its many unique attributes, South Africa has three capital cities. Pretoria is the capital of the executive branch of government, Bloemfontein is the country’s judicial capital, and Cape Town is the home of the country’s legislative branch.


Breaking Ground’s Boston Road Facility Provides Supportive Housing in the Bronx
Breaking Ground’s Boston Road Facility Provides Supportive Housing in the Bronx

Opened in 2016, Boston Road is a permanent supportive housing facility serving formerly homeless and low-income adults in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, New York.



A Health Picture of HUD-Assisted Children
A Health Picture of HUD-Assisted Children

Policymakers and public health professionals increasingly recognize the need to better understand how neighborhood and housing affordability, quality, and stability affect people’s health and well-being.



New Affordable Housing Opens in Denver’s Five Points Neighborhood—Welton Park
New Affordable Housing Opens in Denver’s Five Points Neighborhood—Welton Park

Welton Park provides 223 new units of affordable housing in an amenity-rich area close to Denver’s downtown.



2018 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit – Dover Housing Authority at Whittier Falls, New Hampshire
2018 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit –Dover Housing Authority at Whittier Falls, New Hampshire

This year’s Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition was markedly different from previous competitions.


The Mechanicsville Cityside Initiative Provides Scattered-Site Housing for Low-Income Atlanta Residents
The Mechanicsville Cityside Initiative Provides Scattered-Site Housing for Low-Income Atlanta Residents

Located just south of downtown Atlanta, Mechanicsville is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, with a long history as a racially diverse, working-class neighborhood.


Housing for Low and Extremely-Low Income Households Opens in Alameda
Housing for Low and Extremely-Low Income Households Opens in Alameda

In the city of Alameda, located on an island in California’s San Francisco Bay, the scarcity and high cost of housing personally affects most residents.



Process Evaluation: HUD Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program
Process Evaluation: HUD Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program

A new study sponsored by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research analyzes the experience of 12 state housing agencies in implementing a new housing assistance model to HUD’s Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities program.



Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Toronto
Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Toronto

Our fourth city in the Global Cities and Affordable Housing series is Toronto. Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and largest city in Canada, with a population of more than 2 million. Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and largest city in Canada, with a population of more than 2 million.


Housing for Families and Transitional Youth Opens in San Francisco
Housing for Families and Transitional Youth Opens in San Francisco

Addressing the needs of transitional age youth has become a critical issue in San Francisco, California.





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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