Panoramic view of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota along the Mississippi River.

The Benefits of Multi-City Housing Collaboratives

Housing markets are regional in nature and do not respect the administrative boundaries of cities and municipalities. When local policymakers address a housing issue such as scarcity or quality, their choices inevitably affect housing conditions in surrounding municipalities.



South Bend’s Vacant and Abandoned Housing Challenge: 1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days

The large number of abandoned and vacant homes in South Bend, Indiana, was one of Pete Buttigieg’s top priorities during his successful 2011 campaign for mayor.

Fostering Housing Innovation to Improve Affordability and Resilience

Faced with rising housing costs and increasingly frequent natural disasters, housing officials, builders, and developers must examine innovative technologies that can both decrease production costs and strengthen homes’ resistance to storms.

Rent-to-Own Program Rehabilitates Abandoned and Foreclosed Properties

A partnership between a community development financial institution and a community development corporation is meeting two needs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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.



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