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Salt Lake City Housing Authority Serves Residents Experiencing Homelessness
Salt Lake City Housing Authority Serves Residents Experiencing Homelessness

Salt Lake City Housing Authority Serves Residents Experiencing Homelessness



Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Nairobi
Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Nairobi

The next city in our Global Cities and Affordable Housing series is Nairobi, Kenya, located in East Africa. The Maasai tribe, local nomadic pastoralists, named the city Enkare Nairobi, or “cool water” in the Maa language, after a large watering hole. Nairobi was colonized as a railway city by the British East African Company in the 1890s. Swahili and English are the national languages.



Supportive Housing in Los Angeles Embodies Policy Innovations
Supportive Housing in Los Angeles Embodies Policy Innovations

Supportive Housing in Los Angeles Embodies Policy Innovations



 

Local Action To Increase Affordable Housing Supply
Photo of three two-story houses.

Local Action To Increase Affordable Housing Supply




Mixed Income Artist Community Serves Downtown Baltimore
Mixed Income Artist Community Serves Downtown Baltimore

Mixed Income Artist Community Serves Downtown Baltimore



 

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases State of the Nation’s Housing 2022
Photo of a street with a row of houses.

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases State of the Nation’s Housing 2022




The HUD Offsite Construction Research Roadmap
Photo of housing constructed through Operation Breakthrough.

The housing affordability crisis in the United States is multifaceted and longstanding. One factor contributing to high housing costs is the inability of the residential construction industry to supply enough new housing units to meet demand.



Preserving the Past and Adapting to the Future in Lafayette, Louisiana
Preserving the Past and Adapting to the Future in Lafayette, Louisiana

Preserving the Past and Adapting to the Future in Lafayette, Louisiana



 

California Communities Use State Grant to Combat Climate Change and Rising Rents
Aerial view of Oakland, California.'

California Communities Use State Grant to Combat Climate Change and Rising Rents




The 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase: An After-Action Review of Events and a Reflection on Related HUD Research
2022 Innovative Housing Showcase signage on National Mall.

The 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase, a partnership between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), brought thousands of visitors to Washington, DC’s National Mall from June 10 – 12.


Fostering Innovations in Housing
Photo of a house to the right of a sign that says 'Innovative Housing Showcase.'

Fostering Innovations in Housing




Transfiguration Place Apartments Gains Its Third Life as Affordable Housing in Detroit’s Banglatown
Transfiguration Place Apartments Gains Its Third Life as Affordable Housing in Detroit’s Banglatown

Transfiguration Place Apartments Gains Its Third Life as Affordable Housing in Detroit’s Banglatown



 

Cedar Grove Becomes First Part of Billion-Dollar Redevelopment of Los Angeles Public Housing
Cedar Grove Becomes First Part of Billion-Dollar Redevelopment of Los Angeles Public Housing

Cedar Grove Becomes First Part of Billion-Dollar Redevelopment of Los Angeles Public Housing



 

Using Technological Innovations To Lower Housing Construction Costs
Using Technological Innovations To Lower Housing Construction Costs

One way to reduce housing costs is to make the construction process more affordable and scalable.




Promoting Mental Health Through Housing Stability
Promoting Mental Health Through Housing Stability

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought public health to the forefront of policy and society in the United States and around the world.



Dr. Alice Moore Apartments Creates Supportive Affordable Housing in Southern Florida
Dr. Alice Moore Apartments Creates Supportive Affordable Housing in Southern Florida

Dr. Alice Moore Apartments is a new supportive housing development in the historic Northwood Shores neighborhood of West Palm Beach, Florida.



 

Housing Affordability in Transit-Oriented Developments
Housing Affordability in Transit-Oriented Developments

Transit-oriented developments (TODs) provide access to high-quality transit that connects residents to resources and amenities across a city or region.



 

Affordable Housing and Affordable Transit at Aspen Place
Affordable Housing and Affordable Transit at Aspen Place

Opened in 2019 on land once owned by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Aspen Place is a 40-unit affordable development in the EcoVillage, a compact area in Cleveland, Ohio’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood that is dedicated to environmental sustainability.



Applications of Emerging Digital Technology in Furthering Fair and Equitable Housing
Applications of Emerging Digital Technology in Furthering Fair and Equitable Housing

In March 2022, the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University hosted “Bringing Digitalization Home,” a symposium exploring how digital technology might influence how housing is built, used, and financed.



Affordable Senior Housing for a Gentrifying Boston Neighborhood
Affordable Senior Housing for a Gentrifying Boston Neighborhood

The South Boston neighborhood, located a few miles from downtown Boston, is well known as a working-class area and home to a large community of Irish immigrants and their descendants.