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Veterans Village at Perry Point: A Home for Veterans Near the Support They Need
Veterans Village at Perry Point: A Home for Veterans Near the Support They Need

During World War I, the U.S. Army opened a munitions plant at the northern tip of the Chesapeake Bay in Perry Point, Maryland, a rural community approximately 50 miles northeast of Baltimore.



“The State of the Nation’s Housing” Report Describes a Strong Homeownership Market but a Lack of Affordable Rental Options
“The State of the Nation’s Housing” Report Describes a Strong Homeownership Market but a Lack of Affordable Rental Options

According to the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies’ recently released “State of the Nation’s Housing 2019” report, the United States is not producing enough housing to keep up with household growth.



Deriving Local Trend Factors for Fair Market Rent Estimation
Deriving Local Trend Factors for Fair Market Rent Estimation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for approximately 600 metropolitan areas and 2000 non-metropolitan counties in the United States to set housing assistance payment limits for public programs that address the housing needs of low-income families.


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.


Landlord Participation Study
Landlord Participation Study

A new research report from the Office of Policy Development and Research’s Multidisciplinary Research Team explores landlord participation in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program through the perspective of public housing agency (PHA) staff.



Cityscape: Collecting 25 Years of Housing and Community Development Research
Cityscape: Collecting 25 Years of Housing and Community Development Research

For 25 years, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has furthered research on housing and community development issues through its journal Cityscape.



Small Area Fair Market Rent Demonstration
Small Area Fair Market Rent Demonstration

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest rental assistance program that HUD administers, helping approximately 2.2 million households secure affordable housing in the private rental market.



Building Community Support for Affordable Housing in Yorba Linda, California
Building Community Support for Affordable Housing in Yorba Linda, California

Oakcrest Heights and Oakcrest Terrace are a pair of affordable housing developments with 121 affordable apartments in the Savi Ranch neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California.



First Affordable Family Housing Development outside the City of Reading in Decades
First Affordable Family Housing Development outside the City of Reading in Decades

In February 2018, Housing Development Corporation MidAtlantic (HDC MidAtlantic), a nonprofit affordable housing development group, celebrated the completion of its affordable housing project in Berks County, Pennsylvania.



Historic Orphanage Begins New Life as Affordable Housing in Marquette, Michigan
Historic Orphanage Begins New Life as Affordable Housing in Marquette, Michigan

Named for its impressive views of Lake Superior, the Grandview Marquette is an affordable apartment building that opened in 2017 in Marquette, Michigan.



Program Assists Landlord Entrepreneurs in Connecticut
Program Assists Landlord Entrepreneurs in Connecticut

The Landlord Entrepreneurship Affordability Program (LEAP), developed by Connecticut’s Housing Development Fund (HDF), addresses two key housing issues: multifamily rental properties in poor condition that threaten neighborhood viability and a persistent demand for affordable housing.
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HUD’s New Rental Affordability Index
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Interest in rental affordability has grown in recent years. Since 2000, rental prices have outpaced income growth, and the share of renters has risen since the Great Recession.
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Demand for Rental Housing at New High
Demand for Rental Housing at New High

The pace of multifamily housing construction in the United States has increased considerably since the recent recession, with most of the growth concentrated in the rental sector.
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Evaluation of HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD): Interim Report

Evaluation of HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD): Interim Report

Congress authorized the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) in 2012 to stem the potential loss of public housing and other subsidized housing units because of the growing backlog of unfunded capital needs.
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RAD Program Recapitalizes Public Housing near St. Petersburg, Florida
RAD Program Recapitalizes Public Housing near St. Petersburg, Florida

The Landings at Cross Bayou is a 184-unit Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program redevelopment of public housing that had become functionally obsolete and deteriorating as a result of inadequate funding.
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Zero Net Energy Affordable Housing: Home for Agricultural Workers in Woodland, California
Zero Net Energy Affordable Housing: Home for Agricultural Workers in Woodland, California

The city of Woodland, California 2013 general plan called for an increase in affordable housing for agricultural workers, as well as energy efficiency improvements in residential developments.
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City of Burlington, Vermont Supports Efforts to Preserve Affordable Housing
City of Burlington, Vermont Supports Efforts to Preserve Affordable Housing

The city of Burlington, Vermont has a great need for affordable housing.
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New Opportunities for American Indian Youth
New Opportunities for American Indian Youth

When speaking of today’s American Indian youth, speak first of their strength and dignity, their pride in their cultural identity, and their dreams for the future.
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Providing Affordable Housing and Cultural Assets in Harlem
Providing Affordable Housing and Cultural Assets in Harlem

Officials in New York City are grappling with a housing affordability crisis that has been widely discussed in the national press. readmore

 
Expanding Access to Opportunity
Expanding Access to Opportunity

New research on the impact of HUD's Moving to Opportunity (MTO) program reveals increased college attendance rates and earnings in adulthood for children who moved to lower poverty neighborhoods at a young age.
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