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. Opinion
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. Opinion
Mar 20, 2014 By
A recent federal investigation into civil rights violations has given way to calls for a reorganization. A recent editorial examines the ways the Dallas Housing Department is failing.
Mar 9, 2014 Dallas Morning News
Harriet Tregoning recently announced the end of her seven-year tenure as planning director of Washington D.C. Called by some the “futurist-in-chief,” Tregoning will head to HUD, where she’ll head the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities.
Feb 7, 2014 Capital Business - The Washington Post
A HUD funded project has provided the city of St. Louis with a fine-grained map of residential real estate conditions across the city. Officials are hopeful the data will better guide the distribution of precious community development dollars.
Jan 30, 2014 St. Louis Post-Dispatch