Welcome to Up for Growth

Our Mission

Up for Growth National Coalition improves the quality of life for working families and individuals and creates communities that are accessible and affordable for all by promoting more housing close to jobs, efficient transportation, and in high opportunity neighborhoods.

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Our membership includes housing experts and advocates, major employers, economists, transit and planning practitioners, environmentalists, chambers of commerce, municipal leaders, social equity champions, multifamily and single-family builders, lenders, investors, and many others. We encourage you to join today to ensure your voice, your views, and your lived experience are a part of this important conversation.

Latest News and Insights

News and Insights provides the latest from Up for Growth, in additional to current news stories, polls, studies and other relevant data on housing policy, efficient land use, and supply-side community investment promotion, with appropriate context and engaging perspective from Up for Growth, offering fresh and regular entry points into the smart growth conversation.

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is one of the primary ways the federal government spurs the creation of affordable housing for lower income Americans, responsible for nearly 90% of
WASHINGTON, DC – Twelve organizations joined Up for Growth Action in supporting the pro-housing the YIMBY (Yes in My Backyard) Act, which was recently introduced by Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA)
The United States is in the midst of a major housing shortage and affordability crisis. Research from Up for Growth found that from 2005 – 2015, we fell 7.3 million
Housing decay, obsolescence, and widespread vacancy comes with a high cost – both economically and socially. Vacant homes and lots not only reduce property values for surrounding units, they also
WASHINGTON, DC – The introduction of the House version of the YIMBY Act highlighted Up for Growth Action’s Legislative Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill yesterday. Introduced by Rep. Denny Heck
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, introduced today by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers