Featured: AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION's HOUSING INITIATIVE Planning Home
Today's housing challenges demand new tools and better planning. The housing options we plan for today will foster the homes that families will grow, thrive, and dream in tomorrow. APA conceived Planning Home, an organization-wide initiative, to reshape the way planning is used to address America's housing affordability crisis.
Taking action at the state level is one way to address the housing crisis. Check out these actions for the states, outlined in APA's Housing Policy Guide.Learn More
By taking unique approaches to financial, environmental, and social sustainability, Milwaukee's Westlawn Gardens demonstrated that public housing can accommodate the varying needs of underserved populations.
Exploring Case Studies
Explore innovative solutions from communities around the country addressing housing affordability and availability. From cottage homes to tax abatements, planners in Clovis, California, and Akron, Ohio, are demonstrating how planning is part of the solution to the nation's housing crisis.