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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.
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.
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.
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.
Guidelines for 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.
HUD’s Local Office Directory
For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact a local HUD field office. HUD’s Local Office Directory offers contact information for each local field office, separated by state.
Local Housing Assistance
Visitors who are in need of public housing assistance or would like specific information about public housing programs, such as housing choice vouchers, should visit HUD’s Local Housing Assistance page to locate and find contact information for their local Public Housing Agency.
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.
HUD User Glossary
The purpose of this Glossary is to facilitate a common language within HUD User and the larger community of urban planners and developers, housing advocates, architects, builders, government officials, researchers, students, and all others concerned with the past, present – and especially – the future of housing in America.
HUD User Web Store
Many of HUD User’s reports can be ordered in hard copy. HUD User’s Web Store currently offers nearly 800 housing related titles available via the HUD User Document Ordering System.
Small Business Opportunities
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Office of Policy Development and Research are looking for small businesses with the capacity to conduct research and evaluation related to HUD programs.
HUD User provides a number of useful resources for students and researchers; students can learn about relevant competitions sponsored by HUD, find information on emerging trends in sustainable community development, and access original PD&R data sets, periodicals, and reports.