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Breaking Down Regulatory Barriers to Housing

Reducing regulatory barriers that decrease housing affordability has been a strong focus of HUD for more than three decades. In March 1990, then HUD Secretary Jack Kemp established a 22-member advisory commission to explore the effects of various federal, state, and local laws and regulations on affordable housing development.



Honoring Preservation Efforts With the ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Historic preservation efforts restore or rehabilitate buildings that have architectural and cultural significance.

Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

HUD’s recently released assessment of housing needs and conditions, which included the largest ever nationally representative survey of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) households in tribal areas across Indian Country, reflected the geographic, economic, and cultural diversity of tribal nations.

The Los Angeles Unified School District Provides Employee Housing in Sage Park Apartments

The Los Angeles Business Council’s 2008 report, “Workforce Housing Scorecard for Los Angeles,” highlighted the negative effects of the region’s shortage of affordable housing.

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.



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