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The HUD User Archives is composed of collections of archived web pages that are no longer being updated due to budgetary and other constraints. The intent of these pages is to catalog, provide access to, and preserve digital materials.

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Bibliographic Database

The Bibliographic Database on HUD USER is the only bibliographic database exclusively dedicated to housing and community development issues.

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Connect with HUD User

eLists available through HUD User deliver summaries of the latest housing research to your desktop when you subscribe to PD&R’s free electronic publications and newsletters.

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Delegations of Authority and Order of Succession

Federal Register notices on the redelegation of authority and order of succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research.

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Disaster Recovery

PD&R offers relevant resources, reports, and guides specific to various natural disasters, such as flooding, wind-related disasters, and earthquakes, to aid communities in the disaster recovery process.

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PD&R offers a selection of its most popular housing research in a variety of eBook-friendly formats. Through the HUD User eBookstore, users can browse the inventory and download titles of interest. New titles are added on an ongoing basis.

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eList Archives

eLists archives have list of all the eLists sent to subscribers.

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First Time Visitor

To help first time visitors navigate HUD User, PD&R has assembled a concise guide to the information and assistance available through the HUD User website, including an overview of PD&R’s data and periodicals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To provide support and help users fully utilize all of HUD User’s data and information, PD&R maintains a list of Frequently Asked Questions for the HUD User website.

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PD&R Style Guide: Preparing a Report for Publication

This guide was prepared initially in response to numerous inquiries that PD&R’s Research Utilization Division received from HUD staff and contractors about how to prepare reports for publication and about publication standards and guidelines.

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History of HUD

Explore HUD history through photos, publications, and articles published on PD&R Edge. An interactive timeline of HUD history from 1930 to 2020 provides a snapshot of HUD milestones and leadership over the years.

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HUD Secretary's Awards

The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in five categories: affordable housing design, community planning, cooperative public/private efforts, healthy housing, and historic preservation.

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HUD User Forum

HUD User Forums provide opportunities for information exchange between housing and community development researchers, academics, policymakers, and practitioners.

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HUD User Webstore

Many of HUD User’s reports can be ordered in hard copy. HUD User’s Webstore currently offers nearly 800 housing related titles.

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International and Philanthropic Affairs Division

IPAD provides expert resources and a venue for staff and partners to access the best available evidence, innovations, and lessons from the philanthropic and international housing sectors.

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Market Analysis

The Economic and Market Analysis Division prepares Comprehensive Housing Market Analyses that assist and guide HUD in its operations.

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PD&R Edge

PD&R Edge, an online magazine, provides easily understood translations of PD&R and HUD partners’ research, a message from PD&R senior staff, and a wide range of information on housing and community development issues, regulations, and case studies.

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Peer Review of Highly Influential Scientific Information

Pursuant to an Information Quality Bulletin of the Office of Management and Budget, HUD submits reports containing influential scientific information for peer review.


Social Networking

HUD User Forums provide opportunities for information exchange between housing and community development researchers, academics, policymakers, and practitioners. Follow HUD User on X, LinkedIn, and Facebook for updates on the latest information posted on the website.