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 below is a lightly edited version of prepared remarks that Up for Growth Action Executive Director Mike Kingsella delivered to the American Public Transportation Association’s Legislative Committee meeting on
Last month, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) introduced the Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2019, otherwise known as the HOME Act. The
On any given day in the United States, there are more than 550,000 people experiencing homelessness . This number captures both unsheltered (those living on the street) and sheltered (those
This week, Apple joined other major tech companies in making a large financial commitment to initiatives that address the housing crisis near their Silicon Valley headquarters. Apple’s $2.5 billion pledge
In the 115th Congress, Senator Todd Young (R-IN) introduced the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act , along with a bipartisan coalition of Senators. In
A new study from ECONorthwest’s and MapCraft Labs’ Ian Carlton suggests that housing is already a significant consideration for many transit planners. However, the track record for building housing near