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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.



The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition
The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition partnered with Atlanta Housing (AH) to challenge the competitors to create innovative solutions for redeveloping the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.


Federal Funding, Local Impact: Shared Equity as a Housing Solution
Federal Funding, Local Impact: Shared Equity as a Housing Solution

Shared equity homeownership models increase access to homeownership, support resident autonomy, and preserve affordability.



Supportive Housing Sustains Native American Culture and Addresses Homelessness in Seattle, Washington
Supportive Housing Sustains Native American Culture and Addresses Homelessness in Seattle, Washington

In King County, Washington, which includes the city of Seattle, Native Americans account for only 1 percent of the population but 15 percent of the total population of those experiencing homelessness and 32 percent of the total population of those experiencing chronic homelessness.

2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit: Atlanta, Georgia
2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Site Visit: Atlanta, Georgia

The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition challenges students to find innovative solutions for redeveloping the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center complex and the land it sits on.

Westside Atlanta Housing Project Helps Legacy Residents Stay in Community
Westside Atlanta Housing Project Helps Legacy Residents Stay in Community

Since 2014, nonprofit Westside Future Fund (WFF) has been committed to revitalizing the four predominantly African-American neighborhoods that constitute Atlanta’s Westside.



Sydney House Provides Affordable Homeownership Opportunities in the Bronx
Sydney House Provides Affordable Homeownership Opportunities in the Bronx

Sydney House, a seven-story cooperative in the Williamsbridge neighborhood of the Bronx, opened in April 2021.