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Up for Growth forges policies and partnerships to achieve housing equity, eliminate systemic barriers, and create more homes.

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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.

Denny Heck, Lt. Governor of Washington State, has a refrain: “Build more homes of all kinds for all our neighbors.” According to a recent public opinion poll, a majority of
Editor's Note: The following is a special Insights Report from Up for Growth member Blokable. The opinions expressed within the content are solely the author's and do not reflect the
Once an obscure issue reserved for the few who decided to attend local planning and zoning board meetings, single-family zoning is now in the white-hot spotlight, both at the national
In March, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) with Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) in the House of Representatives, introduced the
Housing should always be an opportunity, never an obstacle. Unfortunately, because of poor policy choices, low-income and minority people have been systematically zoned out from America's high opportunity and job-rich
Shortly after then-candidate Joe Biden named then-Senator Kamala Harris to his Presidential ticket, we examined what her selection would mean for housing. Senator Harris had an extensive track record on