The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) supports the Department's efforts to help create cohesive, economically healthy communities.
PD&R is responsible for maintaining current information on housing needs, market conditions, and existing programs, as well as conducting research on priority housing and community development issues. The Office provides reliable and objective data and analysis to help inform policy decisions. PD&R is committed to involving a greater diversity of perspectives, methods, and researchers in HUD research. more »
HUD Secretary's Awards
The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in four categories... more »
Mission and Background
PD&R was established in 1973 as an office headed by an Assistant Secretary. The statutory authority for PD&R' s research activities is found in Title V of the 1970 Housing Act...
This page contains detailed information on the leadership of each division of The Office of Policy Development and Research and charts each division’s location within PD&R. more »