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

Key Housing Findings from the America in 2015 Survey

America in 2015 Cover

Discover important housing-related highlights from ULI's survey of Americans' community preferences, including mobility, affordability and more.

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ULI Multifamily Product Councils Publish New Research about Micro Units

The Macro View on Micro Units report was published by the ULI Multifamily Product Councils (Blue, Bronze, Gold, & Silver flights) with funding from the ULI Foundation.

In fall 2013,the Urban Land Institute Multifamily Housing Councils were awarded a ULI Foundation research grant to evaluate…

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Residential Futures II: Thought-Provoking Ideas on What’s Next for Multigenerational Housing and Intergenerational Communities


In the spring of 2013, the leadership of two ULI product councils - the Senior Housing Council and…

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Housing in America: Integrating Housing, Health, and Resilience in a Changing Environment

Housing in America 2014_COVER

Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and causing more damage in cities across the United States, which…

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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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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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Generation Y: America’s New Housing Wave

Generation Y

In 2010, generation Y surpassed the baby boomers to become America’s largest generation. Over the next 20 years,…

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Housing: What Will Millennials Do Next?

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