How Communities Are Rethinking Zoning to Improve Housing Affordability and Access to Opportunity

Local governments are increasingly recognizing that restrictive zoning can suppress housing supply.

In Chicago, Access to Capital Depends on Your Neighborhood

Historic racial fault lines in Chicago also persist in its capital markets.

Driving Innovation in Homebuilding to Address Housing’s Biggest Challenges

Industry segmentation is one of the biggest barriers to innovation in homebuilding.

How Organizations with Data and Technology Skills Can Play a Critical Role in the 2020 Census

Local governments and organizations are forming coalitions to encourage census responses in 2020.

Supportive Housing Can Help Keep Families Together

What if providing housing could prevent out-of-home placements to foster care?

Five Strategies to Help America’s Renters

Many 2020 presidential candidates have introduced legislation to tackle the affordable housing crisis.

When Employment Is Unstable or Low-Paying, Work Requirements Don’t Lift People from Poverty

Temporary or contractual jobs that lack benefits, job security, and child care present challenges to public housing residents.

Five Ways the HEARTH Act Changed Homelessness Assistance

The HEARTH Act accelerated the shift from shelter to Housing First.

What Do We Still Need to Know about Work Requirements in Public Housing Agencies?

Most Chicago Housing Authority residents subject to work requirements were compliant.

Bangor, Maine, Residents Show the Importance of Supporting Each Other’s Economic Goals

Families Forward is an innovative two-generation program operated by BangorHousing, a small public housing authority.