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A framework for converting housing underproduction into housing opportunity.See the Framework
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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Up for Growth's flagship annual report detailing the state of Housing Underproduction in the U.S.Read more keyboard_arrow_right
The Housing Policy and Affordability Calculator is an interactive scenario-analysis tool that equips local governments with data to design and calibrate policies to increase the supply and reduce the cost of housing. Our calculators are developed in collaboration with multi-stakeholder local advisory committees and grounded in real estate market economics.Read more keyboard_arrow_right
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zoning | May 24, 2023
This piece defines land use regulations and zoning ordinances. It describes the roles that cities, counties, and states can play in adapting or implementing policies to lower housing costs and boost the affordable housing supply for low-income households.
Condo Defect Liability | January 23, 2023
While protecting home buyers and tenants is essential, current policies are not well calibrated to both protect condo owners and ensure strong market conditions. In the highly litigious environments of some states, the risk of building condominiums is just too high, not only for builders and developers, but also for contractors, subcontractors, insurers, and funders.
Exclusionary Zoning | December 23, 2022
The bill includes $85 million in competitive Community Development Block Grants to reward state and local governments, metropolitan planning organizations and multijurisdictional entities that eliminate or reform exclusionary zoning, discriminatory land-use policies and other local barriers to increase the supply of affordable housing.