Research & Publications

The mission of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing is to create and sustain mixed-income, mixed-use neighborhoods that incorporate a full spectrum of housing choices. The Center achieves its mission through a multifaceted program of work including research and publications that examine data, policies and best practices in housing. In this section, explore our current and past research efforts as well as selected reports. The featured projects and reports represent the range of housing issues address through the Center’s program of work: innovations in master-planned communities; the intersection of housing affordability and transportation costs; and the role of demographics in housing policy and practice.

Recent Research & Publications

Bending the Cost Curve: Solutions to Expand the Supply of Affordable Rentals

Bending the Cost Curve: Solutions

Enterprise Community Partners and the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing released Bending the Cost Curve: Solutions to Expand…

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Bending the Cost Curve on Affordable Rental Development

BendingCostCurve Drivers of Cost 2013_Web

Enterprise Community Partners and the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing launched a new joint research project in September…

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America in 2013: A ULI Survey of Views on Housing, Transportation, and Community

Key Findings America in 2013

America is a diverse nation and our story is ever evolving. How we feel and what we value…

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Residential Futures: Thought-Provoking Ideas on What’s Next for Master-Planned Communities


After the housing bubble burst in 2008, many communities were hit hard by foreclosures, creating widespread homeownership losses…

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Housing in America: The Baby Boomers Turn 65

Housing in America 2012

Three generations of Americans are now older than 65: the Greatest Generation (who are 85 years old and…

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Housing America’s Workforce: Case Studies and Lessons from the Experts


Securing high-quality, affordable housing near the workplace poses a complex challenge for communities across urban America, and this…

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  • Terwilliger Center: Many Renters Could Afford Mortgages, But Can't Afford Homes via @CityLab: 2 weeks ago

  • Terwilliger Center: Affordable housing draws middle-class to inland cities via @NYTimes: 2 weeks ago

  • Terwilliger Center: The cost of retrofitting multifamily for resilience via @urbanlandinst: 2 weeks ago

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