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Building Support for Affordable Housing: Perspectives from the Field

The development of affordable housing is a complicated process with lots of moving pieces that often involves gaining community approval. In April 2015, developers and others attending our Solutions for Housing Communications convening in Seattle told us that one of the biggest hurdles they face is garnering public support for affordable housing developments. Accordingly, the purpose of this brief is to offer expert advice to help developers and advocates with the community engagement process.

For more information or to schedule an interview about this publication, please contact Whitney Sarkodie, Marketing and Communications Associate, at or (202) 466-2121 x 240.

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