Six times a year APA's Planning Advisory Service publishes PAS Memo, an online newsletter covering a wide range of topics relevant to planning practitioners.

PAS Memo delivers. It's the best shop talk around, written by practicing planners and experts in the field eager to share their experiences. Each issue has illuminating case studies with links to online resources for planners who want to dig deeper. APA Members and PAS subscribers have access to all issues.

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Data-Driven Housing Assessments and Action Plans, Part 1: The Data

MaY/June 2017

When did your community last evaluate its housing needs? Planners should perform regular housing assessments and develop housing action plans to ensure that their communities' residents have appropriate housing that they can afford. This PAS Memo, part 1 of a two-part series, reviews the publically accessible housing data planners need to understand the local and regional housing stock as well as the needs and preferences of local and regional households.

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