Study: Strategies for Promoting Innovation in Home Building

Study: Strategies for Promoting Innovation in Home Building

Technological innovation in homebuilding has been a research topic at HUD since the 1970s. Building Even Better Homes: Strategies for Promoting Innovation in Home Building reevaluates the significant findings of Building Better Homes. The report uses history and experience as a guide for what role HUD might play in fostering building technology innovation in the future. The report documents prior efforts and what we learned regarding successes and failures.

Study: The State of the Nation’s Housing 2019

Study: The State of the Nation’s Housing 2019

From Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University: Just as the recent housing downturn was longer and deeper than any other since the Great Depression, the residential construction rebound has been slower. Since reaching bottom in 2011 at just 633,000 new units, additions to the housing stock have grown at an average annual rate of just 10 percent. Despite these steady gains, completions and placements totaled only 1.2 million units last year—the lowest annual production, excluding 2008–2018, going back to 1982.

TDHCA QAP 2020 Outreach Meetings Update

TDHCA plans to hold three 2020 QAP roundtable meetings between March and June this year. Each roundtable will consist of at least two topics, and other divisions may be invited to seek stakeholder input at these meetings for their respective rules, such as Asset...

Texas Metros Update: Affordable Housing Initiatives

City of Austin In November, residents of the City of Austin passed a $250 million bond for affordable housing, to serve more families. To pursue the City’s affordable housing goals outlined in the Austin Strategic Housing Blueprint, Austin’s City Council passed...


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