Affordable Housing and Transit

The objective of this study is to identify strategies and tools public transit agencies can use to increase the provision of affordable housing in their regions. The study should: (1) examine the varying definitions of affordable housing, (2) identify the strengths and weaknesses of various funding methods, (3) identify the strengths and weaknesses of various development methods, (4) identify critical development decisions that impact transit access, (5) examine impacts on public transit ridership and demand from affordable housing development, (6) examine best practices for successful affordable housing in transit-oriented developments (TODs) with recommendations, and (7) identify agencies and regions with successful synergy between affordable housing and transit.


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  • Status: Proposed
  • Funding: $100000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-11, Task 47

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Garcia-Colberg, Mariela

  • Start Date: 20221213
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01866945
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-11, Task 47
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Dec 13 2022 9:26AM