Housing Leaders Group
of Greater Washington
A New Narrative for Housing: Playbook for the Greater Washington Region – a powerful communications tool developed by TheCaseMade for the Housing Leaders Group and other partners – November 2020.
DMV officials set regional housing targets, call for collaboration to address production and affordability challenges – collective action approved by MWCOG's board of directors, September 2019.
Meeting the Greater Washington Region's Future Housing Needs – a report from the Urban Institute, September 2019.
A Guidebook for Increasing Housing Affordability in the Greater Washington Region – a publication of the Housing Leaders Group, June 2017.
HAND 2016 plenary video, with a local housing presentation by the Housing Leaders Group (starting at 1:00 hour mark).
Housing as Part of the Roadmap for the Region’s Economic Future: The Prospect for Regional Collaboration – Helping Hands Blog, June 6, 2016.
"Much ado about homelessness overlooks much bigger issue of affordable housing" – Washington Post, May 28, 2016.
UPDATE: Roadmap for Greater Washington’s Economic Future – Washington Business Journal insert, May 12, 2016.
Call the Question: Will the Greater Washington Region Collaborate and Invest to Solve its Affordable Housing Shortage? This 2015 paper, presented by the Greater Washington Housing Leaders Group, written by Rick Cohen and sponsored by Enterprise, Citi Foundation, and WRAG, is intended to stimulate community and regional leaders to think and act more boldly about strategies to address the formidable affordable housing shortage and to collaborate across state and local jurisdictions to address the crisis.
The Greater Washington Region's Future Housing Needs: 2023, a 2015 report by the Center for Regional Analysis, George Mason University.
The Importance of a Regional Affordable Housing Strategy: “Small Steps” Towards Regionalism – Helping Hands Blog, June 1, 2015.
Housing Security in the Washington Region, a 2014 report by The Urban Institute and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments for the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, with support from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.
Funder’s Guide: Ideas and Opportunities for the Philanthropic Community is a companion piece to the Housing Security in the Washington Region report listed above.
Bending the Cost Curve: Solutions to Expand the Supply of Affordable Rentals, a report by the Urban Land Institute, Terwilliger Center for Housing, and Enterprise
Bridges to Opportunity, a new housing strategy for D.C.
Housing and Health: New Opportunities for Dialogue and Action, a National Center for Healthy Housing paper documenting the many ways in which housing affects health
Multifamily Housing in the Washington, DC Region: Demand and Supply Trends, a report by the Center for Regional Analysis, George Mason University
Place + Opportunity: Strategies for Creating Great Communities and a Stronger Region, a report of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Unfulfilled Promises: Affordable Housing in Metropolitan Washington, a report of The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs