Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
The nation’s public housing authorities (PHAs) increasingly partner with the private sector to develop and renovate subsidized housing units. In recent years, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has encouraged PHAs to enter into such partnerships as a way to leverage limited federal funding for affordable housing. However, many PHAs used partnerships and layered funding to develop housing decades before these policy changes. In recent research, Joint Center senior research analyst Whitney Airgood-Obrycki, and her colleague Rachel Kleit, used surveys and case studies to understand how and why PHAs develop outside of traditional public housing. Their findings highlight the ways that PHAs create opportunities, tapping into networks and partnerships in their efforts to better address local housing needs.
This talk is part of the Center’s ongoing Housing Research Seminar Series, which gives faculty, senior researchers, and graduate students the opportunity to present and discuss current and recent work with a mix of scholars and practitioners.
1 Bow Street, Suite 400
Cambridge, MA 02138
Bring your lunch. Dessert & coffee provided.
This event will also be livestreamed on Twitter.