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HUD-Assisted Adults' Perceptions of Cultural Competency Among Healthcare
HUD-Assisted Adults' Perceptions of Cultural Competency Among Healthcare

On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14901: Further Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government...


Opportunities to Improve Outcomes for Families with Children through the Community Choice Demonstration
Opportunities to Improve Outcomes for Families with Children through the Community Choice Demonstration

he Office of Policy Development and Research’s (PD&R’s) demonstration projects and associated research, such as program evaluations, help build the evidence base for effective HUD policy.



Positive Rental History
Positive Rental History

Positive rental history (PRH) has been included as an element of the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA's) Technology Open to Approved Lenders (TOTAL) Scorecard...



Tackling Racial Inequities in Homeownership
Tackling Racial Inequities in Homeownership

Racial disparities in homeownership persist in the United States, but institutions such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...



The History of Housing Insecurity Research at PD&R
The History of Housing Insecurity Research at PD&R

Throughout its history, the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has sought to understand the prevalence, causes, and consequences of housing insecurity...


Housing Programs and Racial Segregation: The Role of Place-Based and Mobility Programs
Housing Programs and Racial Segregation: The Role of Place-Based and Mobility Programs

Overcoming racial segregation in housing is part of the Fair Housing Act of 1968’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) mandate.


HUD Administrative Data Licenses Facilitate Key Policy Insights
HUD Administrative Data Licenses Facilitate Key Policy Insights

In administering its housing assistance programs, HUD collects extensive data on its program participants, including demographic, income, and geographic information on assisted households.


Connecting HUD-Assisted Renters to Opportunity
Connecting HUD-Assisted Renters to Opportunity

Considerable research demonstrates that housing location affects essential outcomes, such as income and health...



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.



The Integrated Wellness in Supportive Housing Model (IWISH) Shows Promise in Supporting Aging in Place
Supporting Aging in Place Through IWISH: Results from the First Phase of the Supportive Services Demonstration

The publication of the first phase of the evaluation of HUD’s IWISH demonstration provides a comprehensive but not yet complete examination of the federal government’s demonstration to support aging in place among older, low-income adults living in federally assisted multifamily housing.



The History of the AHS – 1973 - 2023
The History of the AHS – 1973 - 2023

The American Housing Survey (AHS), the most comprehensive national housing survey in the United States, is as old as HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R).


Housing in the Context of Neighborhood Decline
Housing in the Context of Neighborhood Decline

“Housing in the Context of Neighborhood Decline,” a working paper from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University written by Sharon Cornelissen and Christine Jang-Trettien, discusses the effects of urban neighborhood decline on housing.


Fifty Years of Geospatial Data Analysis and Technology
Fifty Years of Geospatial Data Analysis and Technology

Many aspects of HUD’s work include a locational component.



Understanding the Unique Housing Needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: HUD’s Commitment to Data Disaggregation
Understanding the Unique Housing Needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: HUD’s Commitment to Data Disaggregation

HUD is one of 45 federal agency members of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) tasked with supporting and furthering the administration’s efforts to better serve Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI).


The Importance of Demonstration Projects to the Mission of PD&R
The Importance of Demonstration Projects to the Mission of PD&R

Fifty years ago, HUD created the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) in the midst of two very different demonstration projects: Operation Breakthrough and the Experimental Housing Allowance Program (EHAP).



Neighborhood Mobility: The Path Toward Community Choice
Neighborhood Mobility: The Path Toward Community Choice

The neighborhoods we live in profoundly affect not only our senses of community and identity but also the level of opportunity we find in proximity to good schools, health care, and jobs; a safe environment, and other resources.



Self-Reported Long COVID-19 Among HUD-Assisted Adults: Preliminary Findings from the Household Pulse Survey (HPS) Linked with HUD Administrative Data
Self-Reported Long COVID-19 Among HUD-Assisted Adults: Preliminary Findings from the Household Pulse Survey (HPS) Linked with HUD Administrative Data

An estimated 46 percent of HUD-assisted adults reported that they had been previously told by a healthcare provider that they either had COVID-19 or had tested positive using a rapid point-of-care test, self-administered test, or laboratory test.


New HUD PD&R Research Awards Aim to Shed Light on Evictions From HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program
New HUD PD&R Research Awards Aim to Shed Light on Evictions From HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program

New HUD PD&R Research Awards Aim to Shed Light on Evictions From HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program


Alternative Pathways to Affordable Homeownership
Alternative Pathways to Affordable Homeownership

A Pew Charitable Trusts survey conducted in 2019 found that one in five home borrowers pursued alternative financing options at least once as a pathway to homeownership when they could not access traditional mortgages.




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