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.

In recent weeks, a flurry of housing legislation was introduced in both the House and the Senate. You can read our press releases on the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act,
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action applauds Oregon lawmakers for approving a first-in-the-nation policy to end exclusionary zoning and allow duplexes and other “middle housing” in areas currently restricted
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action will deploy extensive research and policy expertise on housing solutions to assist President Donald Trump’s new White House Council to Eliminate Barriers to
Putting legislation behind pro-housing ideas Up for Growth Action has promoted since 2018, The Yes in My Backyard (“YIMBY”) Act would encourage communities to eliminate discriminatory land use policies and
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Brian Higgins (D-NY) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to create a new federal tax credit to spur investment in the revitalization of
Earlier this year, Oregon made housing headlines when House Speaker Tina Kotek introduced legislation that would end single-family-only zoning in the Portland metro area and in Oregon’s larger cities. HB