The third annual State of Housing report looks at the pandemic's impact on the local housing market. The report also sets new housing baselines on mortgage loan data, homelessness and other housing indicators.
Kinder Institute researchers identify affordable housing preservation policies and programs in the Houston area, document the range and extent of affordable housing, and describe best practices that could help stem the loss of local affordable housing stock.
The 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston report uses a range of indicators to track the challenges, opportunities and trends in the region’s housing system.
This report connects housing stock changes with gentrification patterns in Harris County.
This report includes updates on Harvey’s long-term impact and recent findings about the health and housing effects of the May 2019 storms and Tropical Storm Imelda.
This first State of Housing report compares how dozens of key housing indicators in Harris County and Houston have shifted between 2010 and 2018.
While local decision-makers and individuals tend to view housing and transportation separately, effectively addressing affordability for Houstonians means considering housing and transportation expenses together.
Effective efforts at the neighborhood level can be sustained and amplified by plugging into broader citywide efforts in ways that better align long-term goals and influence implementation plans at both levels.
This report identifies patterns in the household movements of residents who hold Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) in Harris County. It identifies who among the voucher holders are moving, where they are moving to and from, and whether or not these moves are related to attempts to access opportunity or to avoid pressures such as gentrification, flood risk, and high rents.
The inventory of affordable housing has been diminishing and this report documents where in Houston it's diminishing the fastest.
This report takes a regional view to find major issues with the way our growth is governed.
This report by the Houston office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research highlights key learnings and strategies from the “Building a More Resilient Housing System” event held on March 27, 2018.
The second phase of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s needs assessment work on behalf of the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
This report explores how real estate developers are cementing Millennials in the downtowns of two Sun Belt cities, Phoenix and Houston, which are emerging sites of Millennial migration.
Analysis of the location of low-income housing tax credit developments in Houston.
The 2022 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston analyzed foreclosures countywide from 2005 to 2020. But what happens to a neighborhood after a foreclosure crisis?
The past two years have been a heady time for real estate, and as we emerge from the pandemic’s fog of uncertainty, the 2022 State of Housing report details an increasingly stressed situation in Harris County and Houston. Median prices now exceed $300,000 and are approaching $350,000, slipping out of reach for residents earning the median household income. Meanwhile, much of the already limited affordable rental housing stock is becoming increasingly vulnerable.
Racial inequities have long plagued the U.S. housing market. Yet only recently has the federal government moved to address one aspect of the real estate industry that continues to exacerbate the racial wealth gap in housing: appraisals.
A recent Kinder Institute report discussed strategies for preserving affordable housing, particularly Harris County’s vast supply of so-called “naturally affordable” units. But knowing which properties should be preserved is a challenge, and the resources committed to preservation tend to be very limited.
City officials, home builders and affordable housing developers gathered in northeast Houston this week to celebrate a new model for mixed-income housing.
The Kinder Institute for Urban Research shares findings from the third State of Housing in Harris County and Houston report.
Sociologist Rachel T. Kimbro discusses her new book, “In Too Deep: Class and Mothering in a Flooded Community.”
This panel discussion focuses on how Houston can stem the loss of affordable housing amid rising land values and demand.
Planner and community advocate Antoine Bryant discusses his work on affordable housing, equitable development and community-led design.
Elizabeth Korver-Glenn discusses her book, "Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America."
Join the Kinder Institute for Urban Research as it shares findings from its second State of Housing in Harris County and Houston report.
The LBJ Urban Lab at The University of Texas at Austin, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University and the George W. Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative convened the state's top urban policy researchers for a summit addressing the most important issues in Texas cities: economic development, land use, housing, infrastructure and transportation.
This workshop shares findings from the Kinder Institute's 2020 State of Housing report. Panelists also discuss the current housing situation in Houston during COVID-19
The Kinder Institute for Urban Research shared findings from its inaugural State of Housing in Houston and Harris County report.
This webinar explores findings from a report from the Kinder Institute on the urban Sun Belt – covering such topics as demographic change, the economy, housing, and sprawl. A panel discussion follows the presentation
This webinar by LINK Houston and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research explores the nexus between transit and housing.
Former Mayor and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros shares strategies for inclusive growth, improving urban and social infrastructure and planning for affordable housing.
Maurice Cox, director of planning and development for the city of Detroit, Michigan, discusses creative design and community engagement as strategies for long-term equitable development.
ichard Rothstein, an accomplished scholar of education and housing policy and a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, discusses how laws and policies at the federal, state and local levels have promoted and enforced the residential racial segregation that exists today.