“Making it Happen” is a series of issue briefs that explore recent successes in scaling affordable housing innovations by addressing regulatory and financing barriers to these innovations. The first in the series, this issue brief lays out recent progress in bringing Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development to scale.
“Use what you have” sounds simple. But in the affordable housing realm, preservation is an innovative strategy – the most cost-effective, sustainable way to protect and expand access to rental homes and preserve affordability where it exists.
This brief synthesizes the most recently available data to look at who faces the greatest barriers to affordable, stable housing across Colorado by aligning data on area median incomes (AMIs) with wages for various occupations in different areas of the state.
In Preparing Receiving Communities for Climate Migrations, Enterprise outlines steps policymakers at the federal, state and local level can take to help receiving communities address the impacts of climate migrations.