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The goal of Cityscape is to bring high-quality original research on housing and community development issues to scholars, government officials, and practitioners. Cityscape is open to all relevant disciplines, including architecture, consumer research, demography, economics, engineering, ethnography, finance, geography, law, planning, political science, public policy, regional science, sociology, statistics, and urban studies.

Cityscape is published three times a year by the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Call for Papers

Symposium on the Hispanic Housing Experience

HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research invites submissions for a symposium in a future issue of Cityscape on topics that relate to the Hispanic Housing Experience in the United States. Topics might include (but are not limited to):

  • Housing Affordability and Hispanic Homelessness
  • The Hispanic Homeownership Gap
  • Hispanic Segregation Patterns
  • Hispanic Entrepreneurship and Community Development
  • Immigration Trends and the Home Construction Industry

We encourage authors to submit articles within classical economic, geographic, and urban planning frameworks or within interdisciplinary frameworks. Submissions may be theoretical or empirical but must be original works. We strongly encourage articles that address policy implications.

Abstract submissions are due by July 1, 2020. If an abstract is accepted, the full manuscript is due by December 15, 2020. Submissions are subject to peer review and authors are required to address issues raised by the editors and/or reviewers by March 15, 2021. Please submit abstracts and direct questions to George Carter at George.R.Carter@hud.gov.

To see the Call for Papers for the Cityscape Symposium on Reducing Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing, please click here.