Affordable housing

Retool America's Post-Oil Economy: CNU's Dan Solomon nails new "national purpose" in San Francisco Chronicle

In yesterday's San Francisco Chronicle, CNU co-founder Dan Solomon writes that the US has both the need ... read more »

Simply Enough, Affordable Apartments in High-Rent Locations

In this article from the San Francisco Chronicle, John King addresses the issue of finding affordable housing in a high-rent location for residents who have a lower income than the area's average clie ... read more »

HOPE VI reauthorization passes House

HOPE VI, the acclaimed federal grant program for public housing redevelopment that was guided by New Urbanist design principles (see Part One and ... read more »

Two Years Later: Displaced Gulf Coast Residents 'Stuck and Suicidal'

The controversial aftermath of hurricane Katrina has been widely documented - a delayed response from FEMA and charges of racism against the government from affected locals. Two years later many displaced citizens are forced to live in FEMA trailers that offer little comfort or sense of community. ... read more »

Wealthy towns must have affordable homes

Rich communities should not be allowed to outsource their obligation to provide affordable housing. A plan to stop packing affordable housing into cities is running into opposition from New Jersey League of Municipalities members. Contending the organization is concerned about urban areas losing reh... read more »

Wrestling Again With the Affordability Issue

Does New Urbanism have anything to contribute to national efforts to develop better housing for the less affluent? ... read more »

Affordable Housing Initiative

On March 1, 2007, CNU hosted an Affordable Housing Organizing Meeting to begin the conversation on our specific role in the provision of quality diverse housing, and to establish clear, measurable objectives and ways in which this Initiative can begin to advance them. ... read more »

A Speech by HRH The Prince of Wales to the British Home Builders Federation

A speech by HRH The Prince of Wales to mark a joint initiative between The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment and the Home Builders Federation, Shoreditch, London 1st February 2007 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am so glad that you could join me today. ... read more »

New Door to Affordable Housing Opens

The Johnson's recently became the recipients of a donated manufactured home to replace their existing home in Montgomery, MD. This home is the first of many designed by architect Steve Mouzon who also created the now infamous Katrina Cottage which he called a "FEMA trailer with dignity." The home... read more »