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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since its founding in 1965, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has worked to meet the nation's housing needs, promote fair housing opportunities, and improve communities through a variety of programs.
San Emi Apartments in Montclair, California, located between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, is an 18-unit building for people with developmental disabilities earning less than 50 percent of the area median income.
Domestic violence and homelessness are inextricably linked. Many women must leave their housing to escape a violent partner. Others lose their housing because their partner’s actions, including violence, other criminal behavior, destruction of property, and economic sabotage, prevent them from remaining self-sufficient and housed.
Marriage is not only a profession of commitment but also a legal contract that is associated with a variety of rights, privileges, and obligations. Some of these benefits reduce the cost of homeownership and therefore may increase the demand for mortgage credit.
In addition to the quarterly National Housing Market Summary and the 10 Regional Narratives, the team of economists at the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) periodically release comprehensive housing market analyses of various areas across the country.
The state of the labor market plays a large role in various housing market trends. The decision to rent or own a home is largely driven by factors related to job and income prospects for individuals and households.
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Research & Publications
Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs: Executive Summary
Creating Walkable and Bikeable Communities
Cityscape, Volume 18, Number 3, 2016