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How do we know what works?

by Lisa K. Bates When thinking about assessing the impact of Humboldt Gardens’ GOALS program, which is the project‘s version of HUD‘s Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS), it is useful to know the program‘s context. The concept of FSS is straightforward — parents participate in programming designed to promote employment and Read more…

HUD at 50

On January 12th in Washington DC, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research commemorated HUD’s 50 years. Raphael Bostic, the Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise at the Sol Price School of Public Policy, co-authored HUD at 50: Creating Pathways to Opportunity (see Chapter 3) and was a discussant on the panel Read more…

Rez Life

In Rez Life David Treuer spirals in and out of personal story, interviews, and historical narrative to paint a full picture of life as an Ojibwe from Leech Lake Reservation. An important book about the power of individual and collective action, the power of place, and how history lives on in our (collective) lives today.

Director Raphael Bostic Interviewed on New Fair Housing Rule

by Justine Dodgen Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic recently spoke with DS News to discuss HUD’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule, which was announced in early July. AFFH intends to help communities that receive HUD funding meet long-standing fair housing obligations. During the interview, Bostic discussed what he hopes AFFH will help accomplish: My Read more…

Vincent Reina at APPAM

Vincent Reina  will be presenting a paper at the APPAM Fall Research Conference: Are They Protected? a National Analysis of What Happens to Subsidized Tenants When an Owner Opts out Abstract: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) financed roughly 850,000 units of housing through the project-based Section 8 program. Read more…

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