Chapin Hall Researchers Release Report on Youth Homelessness in the U.S.
Building off his presentation to 2018 Housing Is Summit attendees, researcher Matthew Morton from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago has released a new policy paper with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH).
Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases Report on Loss of Affordable Housing Stock
In a recent report, the Joint Center for Housing Studies reported on a nearly 30-year decline in rental housing affordable to low-income households across states. When defining a “low-rent” unit as one that rents for less than $600 per month, the U.S. has lost 4 million units between 1990 and 2017.
NHC Releases Report “Promising Health and Housing Collaborations"
The National Housing Conference (NHC) has released its latest report, “Promising Health and Housing Collaborations," which discuss learnings from three innovative health care and housing partnerships.
HUD Publishes Biennial PD&R Report, Review of Research and Ongoing Projects
HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) recently published its fiscal years 2017 and 2018 Biennial Report. According to PD&R, the goal of their report is to inform those who use the data and research PD&R produces about who PD&R is, what PD&R does, and some input about how PD&R functions.
New Center for American Progress Report Calls for Simultaneous Action on Climate and Affordable Housing Crises
A new report published by the Center for American Progress outlines how extreme weather events, fueled by climate change, are worsening America’s affordable housing and homelessness crises.
Seattle and King County Housing Authorities in National News Spotlight for Creating Moves to Opportunity Program
A new study by Economist Raj Chetty and his research partners illustrates how the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) experimental program is helping low-income families relocate from low-opportunity to high-opportunity areas, a move that can greatly improve their children’s life outcomes.
State of Housing in 2019: Multiple New Perspectives
New reports by a variety of organizations – the National League of Cities, Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation, Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, and National Low-Income Housing Coalition – evaluate the current state of affordable housing form distinct perspectives. Importantly, each study cites the importance of housing to self-sufficiency, health outcomes, and educational opportunities.
New Report: Does Supportive Housing Keep Families Together?
The Urban Institute’s new report “Does Supportive Housing Keep Families Together?” finds that supportive housing has an overall positive impact on families involved in the child welfare system.