Some of the most effective solutions in urban design involve the simplest design changes. Revitalizing public housing is difficult, but not impossible, as shown by Ray Gindroz and his team at Urban Design Associates in Norfolk, Virginia. Exclusive
Dec 15, 2014 By
Iberville Offsites received the 2014 National Trust/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for restoration of homes as low-income affordable housing
Nov 25, 2014 Shelterforce/Rooflines
Principals from the Rebuild by Design competition, focusing on Red Hook in Brooklyn and Hunts Point in the South Bronx, discussed their designs and philosophies regarding New York City's resilience at the Center for Architecture.
Aug 14, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
A review of the federal government’s recent announcement of a $1 billion competition to provide funding for communities affected by disasters by Dave Hampton, a natural disaster resilience consultant.
Jul 26, 2014 UrbDeZine
The ugly story of the fence between a public housing community called New Haven and the nearby "middle class" community of Hamden, Connecticut will soon be over, but not because Hamden suddenly gained enlightenment.
Jul 13, 2014 New York Times
If you're looking for more data on housing in the United States, a dataset produced by the United States Postal Service has many advantages.
May 24, 2014 CityLab
If you had $20 billion to spend on housing security for low income families, how would you use it? You'd probably want to get a lot of bang for your buck, subsidizing as much housing as you possibly could. Blog Post
May 7, 2014 By
Be Prepared! It's more than a motto: it's how we must respond to continuing large-scale natural disasters. Exclusive
Apr 30, 2014 By
Rebuild By Design, a design competition under the purview of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, released ten final proposals for projects that could protect and strengthen the Atlantic Coast in the event of another Hurricane Sandy.
Apr 7, 2014 New York Magazine
President Obama recently released his version of the 2015 federal budget. As usual, there was a minimal increase to the appropriations for HUD. The President’s budget allocated approximately $47 billion for HUD. Blog Post
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