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National Multifamily Housing Council
President - Doug Bibby
NMHC fully supports Up for Growth Action and its mission to advocate for solutions that will create more homes for people of all income levels.
Principal and Managing Partner - Antonio Marquez
Up For Growth Action’s singular voice is directed at federal policy that encourages the creation of affordable housing, breaks down systemic barriers, and bolsters the workforce.
Center for Community Progress
President and CEO - Dr. Akilah Watkins
Up for Growth Action's pro-housing policies are positioned to drive national change that means a better life for people, families, and the communities they call home.
Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky, Inc.
Executive Director - Adrienne Bush
Up for Growth's focus on increasing housing and eliminating exclusion to opportunity through an integrated federal policy approach is critical to achieving our vision.
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
President and CEO - Maria Salinas
What makes Up for Growth different is its stakeholder diversity. Their ability to collaborate is unparalleled and essential in helping to solve the housing crisis.
Partner - Sarah Kruer Jager
Up for Growth is uniquely positioned to meet this moment on housing with bold solutions that bridge the gap at all levels to achieve big housing policy wins we desperately need.
Vice President of Real Estate, Partnerships, and Impact - David Williams
Up for Growth is pushing forward a bold agenda that is not only well-intentioned but poised to create the housing units needed to strengthen our communities.
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Guest Post | November 10, 2022
For over 60 years, cities have imposed minimum parking mandates for most land uses, mandates whose impacts, particularly on contributing to housing underproduction, are well established. Car parking is expensive to build and maintain, and these costs are passed on to residents whether they own cars or not. An above-ground structure can easily cost $30,000 […]
Guest Post | November 4, 2022
The City Council just made a real mistake on the rezoning of a block in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. It’s not the biggest project, but it’s consequential nonetheless for the message it sends and could be an augur of things to come. The Council had the opportunity to bring 85 units of housing to a neighborhood […]
Guest Post | August 25, 2022
Impact fees are part of an infrastructure financing system that, as currently configured in many local governments across the nation, acts as a strong barrier to the building of needed housing, particularly affordable homes. After years of academic and advocacy work in this area, I have developed a set of recommendations to address some of the […]