Affordable Housing and Tenant Engagement: Part II

For nearly 30 years, Professor David Mullins has conducted research on a range of topics relating to social housing.  He has coauthored a number of books, including Housing Policy in the UK (2006), After Council Housing (2010), and Hybridising Housing Organisations (2013). As a Professor of Housing Policy, he leads the Housing and Communities Research Group in the School of Social… Read More Affordable Housing and Tenant Engagement: Part II

Affordable Housing and Tenant Empowerment-Part I

For nearly 30 years, Professor David Mullins has conducted research on a range of topics relating to social housing.  He has coauthored a number of books, including Housing Policy in the UK (2006), After Council Housing (2010), and Hybridising Housing Organisations (2013). As a Professor of Housing Policy, he leads the Housing and Communities Research… Read More Affordable Housing and Tenant Empowerment-Part I

Public Housing and City Partnerships: How Collaboration Can Lead to Development

In part I of this series, I gave 6 compelling reasons why your city should be working with housing authorities for development. Outside of the reasons given, there are more advantages to working with a public housing authority. The Housing Authority Advantage: Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in America are often in a unique position to… Read More Public Housing and City Partnerships: How Collaboration Can Lead to Development

Designing with Intent: Public Housing and Resident Involvement:

How does design change the way people in affordable housing live?  What type of resident engagement can help inform and improve the living conditions of those in affordable housing?  Architects and designers have worked on this issue for years.  If you are a designer or developer and have good strategies, please email us at info@housing-futures.org… Read More Designing with Intent: Public Housing and Resident Involvement:

Seattle Housing Authority Leading the Way in Lean Process Improvement

The Seattle Housing Authority is a leader in innovation, program design and operations.  One of the fundamental priorities of the agency is to be extremely good stewards of public funds.  Because of that the agency has always put an emphasis on ensuring all of its services, processes and workflow are as efficient as possible.  The Seattle Housing Authority is an original… Read More Seattle Housing Authority Leading the Way in Lean Process Improvement