Modular housing pilot projects in King County, Washington aim to create flexible and replicable prototypes of how to expand the number of beds and provide 24/7 case management.
A recent report from the Urban Institute examined families' ability to pay for basic needs.
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New research highlights concerns that local officials are hearing a narrow subset of views at public meetings.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is launching a task force to look at landlord participation in the program.
Proposed during the Obama administration and being finalized now, the ban is meant to protect the health of residents and save money on maintaining units.
Opportunity Starts at Now is focused on the widening gap between rent and income across the U.S.
“We wanted our kids to grow up in a place where there are African-American role models other than their parents,” said one resident of community with a high black homeownership rate.
Cities across the country are looking at whether blighted buildings can be "deconstructed" instead of demolished, and whether this can help to create local jobs.
Study of five cities finds “lavish” amounts of parking.
Rankings factored in median monthly rent, cost of living and median earnings for full-time workers, among other metrics.
A Stateline analysis found the share of 25- to 35-year-olds who own homes, which had been falling since 2005 as renting grew in popularity, ticked up slightly in 2017.
A recent report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office outlined a list of strategies for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to strengthen oversight and inspections.
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“This will be a problem for the foreseeable future,” said Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, which released a new study Wednesday.
The former has houses selling for $820,000 on average, while the latter is saddled with about 16,500 boarded up homes.
City leaders are faced with how to prepare for a major economic development opportunity “with very few guardrails at the federal level.”
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