Although many factors can precipitate individual episodes of homelessness, housing affordability, especially for low-income individuals and families, is inextricably intertwined with the prevalence of homelessness.
In late February 2023, Catalina Velasco, the Colombian housing minister, led a delegation of Colombian officials to Washington, DC to meet with representatives from HUD and other federal and local agencies.
The first column of the PD&R@50 series noted that in 1973, HUD Secretary James Lynn combined the two functions of policy development and research to create the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R).
Prado Family Homes, a 50-unit supportive affordable housing development, opened in July 2022 in the Los Angeles suburb of Fountain Valley, California.
According to the Austin Area Comprehensive HIV Planning Council, housing is the most significant service gap for the 2,000 people living with HIV in Austin, Texas.
Accessing housing that is safe and affordable continues to be a challenge throughout the United States, while historic discriminatory practices have amplified inequities in housing.
Bulls Creek Apartments, in Charleston, South Carolina’s West Ashley neighborhood, is a 57-unit affordable housing development geared toward families.
Three years after the onset of COVID-19, the pandemic’s effects on the U.S. housing market and housing affordability continue to unfold.
Over the past several years, the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens in New York City has been the focus of significant redevelopment activity.
Low-income renters are struggling with skyrocketing housing costs, a widening wealth gap, and insufficient affordable housing.
In the inaugural article of this year-long series, Todd Richardson (at PD&R from 1991 to 1997 and 2000 to present), Jill Khadduri (at PD&R from 1973 to 2000), and Sahian Valladares (at PD&R from 2022 to present), reflect on PD&R’s first 50 years.
Phoenix, Arizona, is redeveloping its obsolete public housing stock to deconcentrate poverty and create quality affordable housing units.
The legacy of racist housing policies, coupled with a shortage of affordable housing, has hindered the ability of minority and low-income families to build wealth, afford quality housing, and offer opportunities to their children.
The Global Cities and Affordable Housing series’ next city is Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, a landlocked country in Southern Africa.
Opened in January 2022, Mercy North Auburn is an affordable housing project within the Placer County Government Center (PCGC) campus in Auburn, California.
On December 6, 2022, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) held a Quarterly Update event on institutional investors in housing.
Opened in summer 2021, the Cottages on Vaughan is a pocket neighborhood of small homes in downtown Clarkston, Georgia, a city of approximately 15,000 people located 11 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.
Ward 7 in Washington, D.C. has long suffered from disinvestment and high concentrations of poverty.
Cities across the United States must adapt to a changing climate.
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), many of whom have very low incomes, tend to have difficulty finding safe and affordable housing.