Author(s): Butler, Stuart and Cabello, Marcela
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2018

The report first explores the way in which housing can affect the lives and success of individuals, and how the effect varies for different segments of the population.

Author(s): oshua Bamberger, Rachel Bluestein, Kim Latimer-Nelligan, Richard Samson, and Doug Shoemaker
Date of Publication: Aug 01, 2017

This report aims to bridge a knowledge gap between the affordable housing and healthcare fields that limits their ability to implement health and housing projects and partnerships. These two sectors have begun to realize how much they overlap, but while great work has been done to expose practitioners in both fields to information about their shared interests and common goals, the results to date have been relatively modest. [Executive Summary p. 4]

Author(s): Aurand, Andrew, Ph.D., MSW; Emmanuel, Dan, MSW; Yentel, Diane, MSSW; and Errico, Ellen
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2017

The report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition in March 2017 by finds that no state has an adequate supply of affordable rental housing for the lowest income renters.

Author(s): Joint Center for Housing Studies,
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

A decade after the onset of the Great Recession, the national housing market is finally returning to normal. With incomes rising and household growth strengthening, the housing sector is poised to become an important engine of economic growth. But not all households and not all markets are thriving, and affordability pressures remain near record levels. Addressing the scale and complexity of need requires a renewed national commitment to expand the range of housing options available for an increasingly diverse society. [Executive Summary, p.1]

Author(s): Wang, Frances
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2016

In May 2015, the Housing and Community Development Department of the city of Oakland, California, submitted a request through the National Resource Network’s 311 for Cities asking for information on the main barriers facing the preserving and development of affordable artist housing and workplaces in cities. The city also requested that the network research ways to fund the development of artist housing. The request resulted in a “heavy” 311 response from the Network. The following report was researched, developed and shared with the city by

Author(s): Danya Sherman
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2016

This scan also indicates that the fields of creative placemaking and affordable housing need each other to be effective and also need to better consider each other as they endeavor to accomplish the overall goal of building healthy communities of opportunity.

Author(s): Elaine Morley and Mary K. Winkler
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2014

This report presents the findings of an effort undertaken by the Urban Institute to validate a set of candidate indicators for creative placemaking initiatives. Creative placemaking is described as a process or endeavor in which “partners from public, private, non-profit and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, town, city or region around arts and cultural activities.” [Executive Summary p. 2]

Author(s): Rebecca Chan; Nathaniel Walton; Anne Gadwa; and Anna Muessig
Date of Publication: Jul 01, 2011

This report and its predecessor, How Artist Space Matters (2010), explore how and why art spaces benefit in-house artists, arts organizations, and surrounding neighborhoods and regions. Artspace Projects developed the two case studies detailed in this report, the Riverside Artist Lofts (Reno, NV) and Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts and Tashiro Arts Building (Seattle, WA), as well as the three Twin Cities projects explored in our first report. The report provides both an in-depth exploration of how the Riverside and

Author(s): Artspace
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2011

This summary provides the key findings of How Art Spaces Matter: II, the second in a series of studies commissioned by Artspace and conducted by Metris Arts Consulting which explores how and why art spaces benefit in-house artists, arts organizations, and surrounding neighborhoods and regions.

Author(s): Nathaniel Walton; Anne Gadwa; and Ann Markusen
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2010

This report offers a detailed answer to a relatively straightforward question: Do artist spaces matter, and if so how? More specifically, do they make it possible for artists to increase the amount of time they devote to art making, share equipment, engage in collaborations, and/or increase income? Do they help arts organizations financially stabilize or grow? Do they bolster neighborhood businesses? Are they linked to physical upgrades in the surrounding area? Do they help increase or stabilize property values without displacement? Are they associated with increased civic involvement,