Reports and Publications

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 14, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Policy Development and Research
Housing discrimination against minorities is still prevalent throughout the United States.  While less evident than the blatant door slamming experienced by renters and buyers in the 1970’...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 10, 2013
Urban Land Institute
People are clamoring for transit friendly, compact, mixed-use communities according to a new report by the Urban Land Institute. American’s Views on their Communities, Housing, and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 10, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued new guidance on June 4 to HUD-assisted housing providers on how they can support state and local Olmstead efforts.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
May 29, 2013
A new book offers an exploration of the corrosive effects of overpriced housing, exclusionary zoning, and the flight of the younger population in the Northeast. Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 29, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has released a working paper of the 2006-2010 Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (CHAS) data. CHAS data serves the unique purpose of...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 29, 2013
U.S Census Bureau
Approximately 50% of American families (both current owners and renters) could afford to purchase a modestly priced home in the state where they lived in 2009. This percentage is the lowest since...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
May 29, 2013
The Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) and the Washington-based Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing Task Force (CCD)
Non-elderly adults with disabilities living on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments are the group that is most affected by the shortage of affordable rental housing in the country. According...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
May 24, 2013
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
The coming Silver Tsunami may be worse than its forecast. Using a new measure for poverty, a recent Kaiser Family Foundation study says that poverty among the elderly is substantially higher than...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 22, 2013
Brookings Institute
There are more people living in poverty in suburbia than there are in cities according to a new book Confronting Suburban Poverty in America. From 2000 to 2011, the percentage of poor residents...
Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
May 21, 2013
People’s Emergency Center
A new report highlights the results of a Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the potential for the survey’s methodology to be used as a model in other communities. The report, Homeless Youth in...
 

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