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.

For the past few months, Up for Growth Action has worked to support inclusion of federal emergency rental assistance in COVID relief legislation. With last week’s expiration of expanded unemployment
Two weeks ago, we introduced the first part in our series reviewing responses to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD)’s Request for Information (RFI) as part of the
For months, Up for Growth Action has focused on advocating emergency rental assistance for those suffering from the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19. In May, we warned of
This post is the first of a two-part series in which we review responses to the administration’s Request for Information (RFI) as part of the work of the White House
PORTLAND, OR – Up for Growth released its Portland Housing Policy and Affordability Calculator (HPAC) today via a virtual Zoom meeting hosted by Urban Land Institute (ULI) Northwest. Portland follows
The Black Lives Matter movement and the related protests across the country have led many to rethink, or think more deeply about, issues of racial and social equity in our