Welcome to Up for Growth

Our Mission

Up for Growth 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 COVID-19 pandemic has shed an even brighter light on the critical need for safe, affordable housing. The nation’s existing housing crisis has compounded the impact of COVID on public
WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Banking Committee Member Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), and Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) introduced new legislation today that will
The growing calls from affected renters, landlords, and lenders for direct rental assistance for households impacted by COVID-19 is a reminder of housing’s importance to the larger economy. While housing
Over the last several weeks, we have discussed at length the interventions at the federal level necessary to keep people in their homes and ensure rent is paid on time
On Thursday morning, the Department of Labor announced the latest number of unemployment benefit claims filed across the country. An additional 4.4 million Americans filed claims, bringing the total to
Editor's Note: In advance of Earth Day, we asked two of our members, Urban Environmentalists and Abundant Housing LA, to contribute an Insights Report focused on the intersection of environmental