• Research

The following links provide many sources for research data on affordable and workforce housing related subjects. 

  • American Planning Association
    An independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.

  • Center for Housing Policy
    A National Housing Conference's research affiliate, working to broaden understanding of the nation’s housing challenges and to examine the impact of policies and programs developed to address these needs.

  • Enterprise
    An online resource center featuring in-depth expertise, best practices, and quality research.

  • Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
    The regulator of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks, FHFA is concerned with transparency and accountability.

  • Homelessness Research Institute
    The research and education arm of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, provides national data about homelessness.

  • HousingPolicy.org
    Developed by the Center for Housing Policy, provides tools and strategies related to increasing the availability of affordable housing.

  • How Housing Matters
    Online resource for the research and practical information on how a quality, affordable home can contribute to tangible benefits in educational performance, economic stability, and public health.

  • Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University
    Provides information and research on housing in the United States.

  • KnowledgePlex
    Maintained by the Fannie Mae Foundation, includes articles on many facets of housing and community development, by researchers and practitioners.

  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
    Founded to improve the quality of public debate and decisions in the areas of land policy and land-related taxation.

  • National Low Income Housing Coalition
    Resource library that provides housing policy research and policy statements.

  • National Council of State Housing Agencies
    Resource center containing business, legislative and regulatory information.

  • National Resource Network
    Provides researchers with a unique laboratory, is a one stop for technical assistance and best practices for all cities, help cities realize their plans and bring prosperity to their residents.

  • SCI Resource Library
    The Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) resource library includes tools, reports, fact sheets, and case studies developed by SCI grantees, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and its Capacity Building partners.

  • Seven50
    Collectively creating a blueprint for ensuring economic prosperity and the best-possible quality of life for Southeast Florida.

  • Smart Growth America
    A coalition of national, state and local organizations working to improve the ways we plan and build the towns, cities and metro areas we call home.

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
    Encourages and fosters high standards of land use planning and real estate development.

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