HUD User

Bringing Housing and Community Development Research Home to You

Managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), HUD User hosts research, publications, and datasets in housing, community development, and more.

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Fair Market Rents
About PD&R
Income Limits
Evidence Matters
PD&R Events

Office of Innovation icon

The Office of Innovation selects, manages, and reports progress on innovation and improvement efforts strategically aligned with the Department’s mission.

International and Philanthropic Affairs Division icon

IPAD supports HUD's efforts to find new solutions and align ideas and resources by working across public, private, and civil sectors to further HUD's mission.

Eviction Protection Grant Program icon

The Eviction Protection Grant Program is a first-of-its-kind federal program designed to expand the reach of legal services to low-income tenants at risk of, or subject to, eviction.

Student Planning & Design Competition icon

The Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition (IAH) is a HUD initiative in which interdisciplinary graduate student teams work to solve a real life issue in affordable housing design and planning.

Research Partnerships icon

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities and allow PD&R to participate in innovative research projects that inform HUD's policies and programs.

Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse icon

HUD established the Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse (RBC) to collect, process, assemble, and disseminate information on state and local regulations and policies affecting the creation and maintenance of affordable housing.