HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge sitting in a chair speaking with panelists.

Breaking Barriers for Renters

Low-income renters are struggling with skyrocketing housing costs, a widening wealth gap, and insufficient affordable housing.



Findings of a Pilot Study of Discrimination Against Families with Children in Rental Housing Markets

The federal Fair Housing Act was amended in 1988 to prohibit discrimination against families with children, yet since then few researchers have examined this type of bias.

Meeting the Future Housing Needs of Seniors

By 2050, the population of individuals who are 65 and older in the United States is projected to double, growing faster than any other age group.

Expanding Equitable Opportunities in Housing

The legacy of racist housing policies, coupled with a shortage of affordable housing, has hindered the ability of minority and low-income families to build wealth, afford quality housing, and offer opportunities to their children.

Research Partnerships: Locally Driven, Jointly Supported

For the past six years, the Research Partnerships program of HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research has been supporting and funding research proposals developed by private and nonprofit institutions and organizations nationwide.

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