Housing Markets and Finance from The Brookings Institute
Housing Markets and Finance topic area conducts in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
Public Benefit from Publicly Owned Parcels: Effective Practices in Affordable Housing Development
A report by Enterprise Community Partners, Public Benefit from Publicly Owned Parcels: Effective Practices in Affordable Housing Development describes the best practices for public entities seeking to use publicly owned land for affordable housing development. The authors focus on ways to improve the efficiency of the solicitation process—the process in which public entities seek proposals from the private sector to develop publicly-owned land. According to the report, efficiency is the key to achieving the goals of both the public agency and developer. The report provides best practices for public agencies, taking into consideration a variety of agency goals, agency capacities, and property types.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s Research and Reports
The National Low Income Housing Coalition research and reports produce specialized analyses of current issues, like foreclosure, disaster housing, and the affordability gap.
Housing Research Repository
The Housing Research Repository includes summaries of notable research studies and reports on topics related to affordable housing. The Repository is designed to help housing advocates and researchers stay current on the latest national research findings, as well as on research pursued at the state and local level across the country.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University advances understanding of housing issues and informs policy through its research, education, and public outreach programs.