Analysis

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
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
On Tuesday, news broke that the incoming Biden-Harris administration would nominate Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) as the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The choice
While the ballots are still being counted in Election 2020, the contours of the 117th Congress and who will occupy the White House are coming into focus. Vice President Biden
Few matters of public policy have as broad of an impact as housing. As we’ve written in our previous insights reports, housing is central to combating climate change. Transportation policy
Earlier this week, I gave a presentation on Housing Underproduction in Utah to the Utah Land Use Institute at their 2020 Fall Meeting. What follows is a lightly edited version
The housing crisis in America is not one unique to big cities on the coasts. As shown by Up for Growth’s Housing Underproduction in the U.S., nearly every corner of
The nation is in the midst of a major housing crisis, putting tremendous strain on families, individuals, and the economy. At the core of the crisis is a severe undersupply
In an opinion piece published by the Wall Street Journal, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and President Donald Trump claimed they will save America’s suburbs from
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