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Washington DC

D.C. still isn’t meeting housing goals west of Rock Creek Park. Here's how Mayor Bowser wants to change that.

Big Tech knows there's a housing crisis. Apple and Amazon donate millions of dollars to affordable housing where they operate.

Montgomery County could offer more tax breaks for affordable housing. Nonprofit developers are already lining up.

Capital Region CATALYZE

The D.C. region is falling far short of its affordable housing construction goals, a new study shows

Housing cost pressures for low-income N. Va. families were highest in US even before COVID-19 hit, report finds

Meeting the Washington region's future housing needs

A new narrative for housing: Playbook for the Greater Washington Region

Washington Housing Initiative: Context and contribution

Blog: Innovative models to preserve affordable housing are even more important in the aftermath of COVID-19​

Appraising the District's rentals

Why the housing crisis is a problem for everyone - even wealthy homeowners

Region's elected officials urge their governments to commit to affordable-housing targets

Report: 374,000 new homes needed to alleviate housing shortfall

Without more housing soon, leaders fear declining quality of life

D.C. area leaders to set broad housing construction targets to address affordability crisis


Single-family zoning and neighborhood characteristics in the District of Columbia

Most experts agree that D.C. needs more housing. But building costs loom as a significant challenge.

Gentrification in D.C. means widespread displacement, study finds

The exodus from Greater Washington continues

A luxury home firewall could save this neighborhood from Amazon's HQ2

What housing does the District's workforce need?

Making workforce housing work for D.C.

D.C. has the highest 'intensity' of gentrification of any U.S. city, study says

The most expensive commutes in America aren't in NYC or San Francisco

Who's hit hardest by the affordable housing shortage? 

What HQ2 could mean for the Washington region's housing market, in 7 charts


D.C. residents must earn $34.48 an hour to afford a two-bedroom home, report says

Strategies for Increasing Housing Supply in High-Cost Cities

Around the Nation

The US is nationally rent burdened for the first time

The US housing shortage from a local perspective

Missed opportunities: Assessing and leveraging requirements, incentives & tradeoffs in affordable housing development

California's plan to fill the middle-income gap starts with market-rate housing

Standard, Faring announce $2B middle-income housing goal

Buy a luxury building, then lower the rent: A housing fix for California’s middle class?

California bond program helps cities secure middle-income housing without upfront cost

City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments (Boston)

City of LA looks into buying enough buildings to preserve 10,000 units of affordable housing

Charlotte may have cracked the code on affordable housing. Here's how.

$58M fund launches to preserve affordable housing in Charlotte, with local corporate players among investors

Housing Trust launches Apple's $150 million affordable housing fund

Atlanta Affordable Housing Fund launches

How Silicon Valley's tech companies plan to deploy $4.5B in housing commitments

Big employers pledge billions toward Bay Area housing

Facebook commits $1B to affordable housing in California

Google makes housing commitment valued at $1 billion

Bay area's high cost of living squeezes restaurant workers, chefs and owners

Microsoft pledges $500 million for affordable housing in Seattle area

Proactive preservation of unsubsidized affordable housing in emerging markets: Lessons from Atlanta, Cleveland and Philadelphia

General & policy

Building more housing makes it cheaper. Really.

Housing underproduction in the US, 2022

The state of the nation's housing 2022

Affordable housing: Corporate America can be part of the solution

How the multifamily sector is approaching ESG

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae refocus on workforce housing lending

Rents are up more than 30 percent in some cities, forcing millions to find another place to live

America's rental housing 2022

Federal government boosts affordable housing loan purchase goals for 2022

The state of the nation's housing 2021

A recipe for achieving real housing affordability 

Prioritizing workforce housing in a post-vaccine world

Preserving the largest and most at-risk supply of affordable housing

To weather the coming eviction crisis, cities need better rent relief programs

In many cities, climate change will flood affordable housing

Envisioning a national preservation strategy

A $34B rent debt crisis is looming over the multifamily market

Preserving affordable housing

Using a down market to launch affordable housing strategies

Filtering of apartment housing between 1980 and 2019

The conundrum affordable housing poses for the nation

"Naturally occurring affordable housing" is disappearing

Untangling the housing shortage and gentrification

How a Section 8 experiment could reveal a better way to escape poverty

Institutional investing and affordable housing: a brief history and vision for the future

The state of the nation's housing 2019

These states are turning to rent control: how it affects affordable housing


Social purpose REITs tackle affordable housing challenges

Four years, $13 million and dozens of hands: how 'affordable housing' gets made in America

How placemaking can empower urban communities, not tear them apart

Turning point for public housing

Where landlords discriminate

Rich cities created the housing shortage

Housing vouchers mostly move families into impoverished neighborhoods, even when better apartments exist elsewhere

The case for nonprofit housing managers

How affordable housing gets built

The low-income housing tax credit: past achievements, future challenges

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act put affordable housing production at risk

Nine rules for better housing policy

NYU Furman Center and Abt Associates launch tool to tackle high housing costs


Reframing affordable housing

Opportunity and housing access

Preserving multifamily workforce and affordable housing

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