Welcome to Up for Growth

Our Mission

Up for Growth National Coalition improves the quality of life for working families and creates communities that are accessible and affordable for all by promoting more housing close to jobs, efficient transportation, and desirable local amenities.

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Our membership includes renters’ advocates, low-income and market-rate developers, business organizations, employers, social equity organizations, 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.

Last week, I had the honor of introducing Heather Worthington at the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing ’s Housing Opportunity 2019 conference in Newport Beach, California. If Heather’s
Early in 2019, I accepted an invitation to speak at the Mason County Affordable Workforce Housing Summit, in Washington state’s relatively remote Olympic Peninsula. We often tend to think of
After the runoff in the Mississippi Senate special election and the final ballots in California are counted, Election 2018 has finally wrapped. In the House, Democrats will take control for
PORTLAND, OR – Up for Growth Action (UFGA) and Oregon Smart Growth (OSG) have entered into a strategic partnership, giving UFGA a foothold in its third state and OSG access
It likely comes as no surprise to many readers that California is underproducing housing. According to Up for Growth’s latest report, “ Housing Underproduction in California ,” from 2000 –
America is facing a new type of housing crisis, one of affordability. In the wake of the Great Recession, a housing shortage, coupled with house prices increasing at a pace