HousingForward Virginia’s Research Library is sorted by topic and geographic focus. All our resources can be sorted by geographic category: National, Virginia, and Other States. Our resources span some of the best and most widely cited housing and related research that is publicly available online. Our database is always growing as recent studies and reports are added, so please check back often.
A report by the Institute for Community Economics making policy recommendations concerning Community Land Trusts to the Millenial Housing Commission.Read More
A 2008 study from the Center for Transit-Oriented Development focused on quantifying the economic and social benefits of integrating transit into communities.Read More
A study profiling the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and the economic impacts of the Bank’s Affordable housing program using the "FHLBank Atlanta Multiplier Data Methodology.” The study compares the economic multipliers of the FHLBank funded projects against other forms of economically simulative spending.Read More
A 2009 report from the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance and the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, looking at homelessness statistics in Northern Virginia and the strategies and 10 year plans localities are utilizing to combat homelessness.Read More
Beltway Burden: The Combined Cost of Housing and Transportation in the Greater Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area
A 2009 report from the Urban Land Institute and the Center for Housing Policy.Read More
Insights from Housing Policy Research: Don’t Put It Here! Does Affordable Housing Cause Nearby Property Values to Decline?
A policy research brief from the Center for Housing Policy exploring the longstanding debate on the effect that affordable housing has on property values. The brief surveys two decades of literature on the topic to draw its conclusions.Read More
Increasing the Availability of Affordable Homes: A Handbook of High-Impact State and Local Solutions
A 2006 report from the Center for Housing Policy.Read More
A 2009 report from the Center for Transit-Oriented Development that makes the case on the importance of locating mixed-income development near transit and how to encourage this type of development.Read More
A 2006 report from the Center for Housing Policy which presents the combined housing and transportation cost burdens of working families in 28 metropolitan areas at the neighborhood level, with a closer analysis of 10 metropolitan areas across the Country.Read More