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Northern California-Based Karuk Tribe Builds Its First LIHTC Project
Northern California-Based Karuk Tribe 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.



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.



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.


Preparing a Place for Seniors in Santa Cruz, California
Preparing a Place for Seniors in Santa Cruz, California

Nestled along California’s Pacific Coast just south of San Francisco Bay, Santa Cruz County is a community of about a quarter of a million people with close ties to the job centers of Silicon Valley.



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.



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.


How Housing Instability Impacts Individual and Family Well-Being
How Housing Instability Impacts Individual and Family Well-Being

Current research on housing instability — such as couch hopping, homelessness, and frequent moves — addresses health, child and family, crime, and housing policies, among others.



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.


Older Americans 2016: Key Indicators of Well-Being
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The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics released their Older Americans 2016: Key Indicators of Well-Being report on August 2, 2016.
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Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Neighborhoods and Schools of Opportunity
Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Neighborhoods and Schools of Opportunity

A recent Insights report from HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research, “Breaking Down Barriers: Housing, Neighborhoods, and Schools of Opportunity,” describes the relationship between neighborhoods and schools and the implications for housing policy.
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Initial Findings of the First-Time Homebuyer Education and Counseling Demonstration

Initial Findings of the First-Time Homebuyer Education and Counseling Demonstration

Although numerous studies suggest that pre-purchase homebuyer education and counseling benefits consumers, they fail to account for selection bias, limiting the usefulness of their findings.
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Request for Proposals: Using Linked Data To Advance Evidence-Based Policymaking
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Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau and with support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “Using Linked Data to Advance Evidence-Based Policymaking: Helping Projects Utilize the U.S. Census Bureau Linkage Infrastructure.”
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From Habitat II to Habitat III, An Interview with Ismael Guerrero
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In this column, Ismael Guerrero, Executive Director of the Denver Housing Authority (DHA), shares lessons learned from Habitat II and discusses priorities and expectations for the upcoming Habitat III conference to be held in October 2016.
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Learning from the City: The Midwest Regional Convening of UN Habitat III, An Interview with Antonio Riley
Learning from the City: The Midwest Regional Convening of UN Habitat III

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, is leading U.S. government preparations for the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III). The Habitat conference, which the United Nations (U.N.) convenes every 20 years, will be held in October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador.     readmore

 
Behaviorally-Informed Messaging for Federal Student Aid: An Interview with Leah Lozier
Behaviorally-Informed Messaging for Federal Student Aid: An Interview with Leah Lozier

In this column, Leah Lozier, Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, describes how HUD, the Department of Education, and the White Housing Social and Behavior Sciences Team are using behaviorally-informed messages to increase completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid among students with housing vouchers.
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The Opportunity Project, Creating Digital Tools with Open Data: An Interview with Drew Zachary
The Opportunity Project, Creating Digital Tools with Open Data: An Interview with Drew Zachary

In this column, Drew Zachary, Policy Advisor at the White House Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Opportunity Project, a program that exploits open data sources and provides tools that enable greater access to opportunity for all Americans.
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