Mixed Finance Guidebook (To obtain a copy of this document
Provides an overview of the mixed finance development method, describes
various partnership opportunities, discusses how to procure and
negotiate with developers, addresses key HUD policy and regulatory
concerns, lays out HUD's approval process for mixed finance projects,
and provides information on homeownership policies and procedures.
Hope VI Background
of HOPE VI Terms (Adobe PDF, 17 pages)
A list of terms which are helpful when preparing a grant.
and Baseline Assessment of HOPE VI
Presents the findings from the first phase of a long-term evaluation
of 15 HOPE VI sites. Divided into 3 volumes, the report synthesizes
study findings and discusses their national implications, offers
detailed case studies of the 15 sites, and presents study methodology
and baseline data.
and Supportive Services
VI: Community Building Makes a Difference
Case study of how HOPE VI has transformed the lives of public housing
residents in seven HOPE VI cities.
Welfare to Work: Using HUD's Programs to Help Families in Transition
Details 25 programs designed to help public assistance clients comply
with the TANF program requirement that they find work within two
years of receiving assistance, with a five-year maximum lifetime
limit on eligibility.
Reform Impacts on the Public Housing Program: A Preliminary Forecast
Examines the projected effects of Temporary Assistance for Needy
Families (TANF), which replaced AFDC, "ending welfare as we
know it." This study, prepared by HUD's Office of Policy Development
and Research, examines the implications of TANF for public housing
authorities, whose residents contribute a portion of their incomes
Public Housing Management
Management of Public Housing: A Guidebook
Provides case studies and practical guidance on the various approaches
to using private management public housing. NOTE: Click here for
a very important Errata
Sheet (Adobe PDF, 1 page) that corrects
procurement information in the Guidebook.
Communities of Opportunity: Principles for Inner City Neighborhood
A framework for the design of HOPE VI and other urban developments,
written in collaboration with the Congress for the New Urbanism.
to Deconstruction: An Overview of Deconstruction with a Focus on
Community Development Opportunities
Using deconstruction, the selective dismantling or removal of materials
from buildings before or instead of some elements of demolition,
to create jobs for PHA residents, and benefits the environment as
for Providing Accessibility and Visitability for HOPE VI and Mixed
Written in collaboration with Urban Design Associates and the Disability
Rights Action Coalition for Housing.
Maintains information on HOPE VI policies, projects, and practices.
It contains links to community/supportive services, crime and safety,
planning and design, development, financing, homeownership, and
Services Administration (GSA)
Contains links to sites pertaining to government policies, regional
policies and issues, and public buildings service.