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Decarbonizing the Housing Sector

In June 2023, HUD hosted the Innovative Housing Showcase in Washington, D.C., to highlight innovative building technologies and practices. During a preshowcase session at the National Building Museum that focused on "energy efficiency, resilience, and decarbonization," panelists discussed strategies to decarbonize the built environment.



New Study Paints a Fuller Picture of Homelessness in California

California is home to 12 percent of the U.S. population, but 30 percent of Americans experiencing homelessness live in the state.

PD&R Quarterly Update: Facilitating Successful Office-to-Residential Conversions

On July 25, 2023, HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) hosted a PD&R Quarterly Update event that featured two panel discussions examining the opportunities, challenges, and local approaches surrounding office-to-residential conversions.

Affordable Housing Project Serves as a Catalyst to the Revitalization of South Bronx

In 2022, 425 Grand Concourse opened as a mixed-use affordable housing project in New York City's South Bronx neighborhood.

50 Years of PD&R's Gentrification Research

The term "gentrification" originated in the 1960s to describe a process of neighborhood change in which middle- and higher-income households moved into working-class neighborhoods in London, causing an influx of investment in these neighborhoods but also displacing the original working-class residents.

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