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.

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
The cost of housing is rapidly on the rise in nearly every corner of the country. In fact, over 11 million renters pay more than half of their incomes on
SACRAMENTO – Up for Growth Action, a diverse coalition of housing advocates, developers, major employers, environmental champions and transit enthusiasts, today issued the following statement thanking California Governor Jerry Brown
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action has developed a new online data and communications toolkit to provide those passionate about housing policy the data and research needed to better