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Publications in this section highlight tools and strategies for addressing housing affordability challenges in your community. The Center’s housing solutions resources cover a broad range of topics – from state and local policies to preserve and expand the supply of affordable homes to efforts to meet the housing needs of older adults or families in areas vulnerable to natural disasters.
This report, prepared for the What Works Collaborative, outlines a series of non-statutory policy options that could be adopted by HUD to imporve access to mainstream supportive services by residents of subsidized housing. These policy options address shared challenges and constraints on the use of common space to deliver sevices to residents and members of the surrounding community, that affect family and senior properties across the country.
This report examines specific, actionable non-statutory changes that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development--and partner agencies--could adopt to better facilitate and encourage the development and preservation of affordable and workforce housing in location-efficient areas. This report, prepared for by the What Works Collaborative, addresses four topical areas, all related to providing affordable and workforce housing in the context of development oriented around transit, employment centers, and other locations-efficient areas.
This report examines the benefits of employer-assited housing by taking an in-depth look at Aurora Health Care's employee homeownership program.
Prepared for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) for NAR's April 2006 work force housing summit, this report also will be useful to local Chambers of Commerce or other business groups that are working to raise awareness of and advocate for workforce housing in their communities.
This journal features articles that describe a variety of innovative programs based on meaningful private sector action to create affordable housing opportunities. More than just a simple description of the programs, the articles in this publication help to answer questions about motivations for private sector participation, obstacles that were overcome to achieve success, resources that were available and lessons learned.