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Using Emergency Housing Vouchers to Address Homelessness

This analysis is published as part of the Housing Crisis Research Collaborative. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic increased the urgency to…

Map of U.S. states of awarded EHVS that have are leased up
Homelessness

Incentivizing Housing Production: State Laws from Across the Country to Encourage or Require Municipal Action

Authors: Shazia Manji, Truman Braslaw, Chae Kim, Elizabeth Kneebone*, Carolina Reid | TERNER CENTER Yonah Freemark | URBAN INSTITUTE This…

Map of the United States showing number of laws analyzed per state. California, Oregon, Washington are 10+. Utah, Connecticut, and Maryland are 5-10. Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Florida, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine are 2-4. Hawaii, South Dakota, Illinois, New York, and New Jersey are 1. Remaining states are 0.
Regulations and Land Use

New Pathways to Create More Deeply Affordable Housing: Early Lessons from HUD’s Faircloth-to-RAD Program

Public housing in the United States provides a much-needed source of deeply affordable housing. In 2022, Public Housing Authorities (PHAs)…

Brisas del Este, Miami-Dade's second
Rental Housing

Unlocking the Potential of Missing Middle Housing

  Read the full paper here.   Authors: David Garcia, Policy Director Muhammad Alameldin, Policy Associate Ben Metcalf, Managing Director…

Cluster of small-scale cottages in Portland, Oregon with garden
Regulations and Land Use

Building Local Institutional Capacity: Lessons Learned from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Author: Elizabeth Kneebone Read the full paper here. The paper draws on interviews with 41 stakeholders with insights into the…

Rental Housing

ADU Construction Financing: Opportunities to Expand Access for Homeowners

  Authors: Richard K. Green, Director and Lusk Chair in Real Estate, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Ben Metcalf,…

Biden Administration Steps Forward for Housing Supply

On May 16th, the White House released a plan to address the nation’s critical housing supply shortage. This plan—which included…

new housing construction
Regulations and Land Use

An Uneven Housing Safety Net: Disparities in the Disbursement of Emergency Rental Assistance and the Role of Local Institutional Capacity

Read the full paper here. Authors: Elizabeth Kneebone, Research Director Quinn Underriner, Data Scientist

Communities and Regions

Reducing Bias in Home Appraisals: The Roles for Policy and Technology

An appraisal assigns economic value to a home and is a key part of the process of selling, buying, or…

Homeownership

Evaluating California’s Changing Demographics in Light of New 2020 Census Data Methods

The decennial Census, the one moment every 10 years that we get an updated picture of everyone who lives in…

Communities and Regions