Sustainability | PD&R EDGE
On March 27, 2023, a British delegation composed of government officials from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities; Local Trust, a place-based funder of community initiatives; the Young Foundation...
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted its semiannual Regional Development Policy Committee (RDPC) Week in Paris from November 28 to December 2, 2022.
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.
Cities across the United States must adapt to a changing climate.
The Taġiuġmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority (TNHA) is based in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, the northernmost community in the United States.
On September 22, 2022, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) held its latest Quarterly Update event, which focused on climate and housing as well as HUD’s role in climate change mitigation and adaptation.
California Communities Use State Grant to Combat Climate Change and Rising Rents
The 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase, a partnership between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), brought thousands of visitors to Washington, DC’s National Mall from June 10 – 12.
Opened in 2019 on land once owned by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Aspen Place is a 40-unit affordable development in the EcoVillage, a compact area in Cleveland, Ohio’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood that is dedicated to environmental sustainability.
The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition partnered with Atlanta Housing (AH) to challenge the competitors to create innovative solutions for redeveloping the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.
HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) released findings on lead levels in American housing in an October 2021 report titled “American Healthy Homes Survey II Lead Findings.”
Since 2015, the number of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness in the United States — a population especially vulnerable to the economic, housing, and social effects of homelessness — has risen continuously.
“The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis.” Thus begins Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” which President Biden issued on January 27, 2021.
Many rural communities grapple with housing and environmental challenges resulting from geography, underinvestment, and a lack of services.
At November’s highly anticipated United Nations Council of the Parties conference (COP26), a delegation from HUD joined world leaders, ambassadors, experts, scientists, activists, and the media in Glasgow, Scotland, for the annual meeting focused on preventing dangerous changes to the environment.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) hosted the UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, on October 6 and 7, 2021, as part of the 82nd session of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management, held from October 6 to October 8, 2021.
HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest rental subsidy program in the United States.
In the United States, owning a home is the largest generator of wealth for families, exceeding even a household’s income or their level of educational attainment.
A coalition of philanthropic and nonprofit partners are piloting a new initiative in select neighborhoods in Los Angeles that is intended to stabilize small landlords whose tenants have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.