Photograph of five multi-story, single-family detached homes in a row along a street.

The actions of mortgage servicers can significantly affect whether borrowers can repay their mortgages. Mortgage servicers manage home loans after the loan is originated.

Recent research by Harvard economist Raj Chetty and events in Baltimore and beyond draw a direct connection between place and upward economic mobility.


In this column, Peter J. Ashley, Director of the Policy and Standards Division of HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, talks about smoke-free public housing.

HUD’s Worst Case Housing Needs: 2015 Report to Congress is a nationwide assessment of severe housing problems facing very low-income renter households in 2013 based on American Housing Survey data.

Nashville, Tennessee is among the 47 states and 80 cities counted by the Center for Community Change to have established housing trust funds, with a dedicated source of revenue for affordable housing development.

The USHMC website contains all the national, regional, state, metropolitan, and local data and analysis in one location. You may search by geography to obtain all the reports available for a particular area.

In recent years, the concept of resilience has emerged as a centerpiece of federal disaster policy. As defined by Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin, resilience is “the capacity of any entity — an individual, a community, an organization, or a natural system — to prepare for disruptions, to recover from shocks and stresses, and to adapt and grow from a disruptive experience.


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