Row houses in Philadelphia
Row houses in Philadelphia

Community & Housing

Cities today face varying challenges with housing and creating welcoming neighborhoods for their demographically diverse residents. NLC offers resources and tools to help you cultivate communities that not only meet the needs of your diverse residents, but welcome them and offer a sense of place.

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Which housing market does your city have? There are six.

Every medium and large city in America was analyzed in the National League of Cities' new report, “Housing Market Conditions Across America’s Cities,” which includes tailored…

Housing of all kinds
Housing of all kinds
  • News Announcement
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – July 9, 2019 – Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released a comprehensive affordable housing report entitled “Homeward Bound: The Road to Affordable Housing,” at an event in Washington. The report focuses on the challenges…

Homes in America
Homes in America

Housing is in a state of crisis in America — and cities, towns and villages are on the front lines. Rising home prices and stagnant wages have put tremendous strain on housing markets across the country. More than 20 local leaders from across the…

Homes in America
Homes in America
  • Case Studies & Practices
Background

Bozeman’s recent housing challenges are driven, in part, by the strength of its local job market. …

  • Case Studies & Practices
Background​​​​​​

Between 2010 and 2016, Minneapolis added over 12,000 housing units and grew by 37,000 residents.…

  • Case Studies & Practices
Background

By July 2015, Seattle’s population growth was…

  • Case Studies & Practices
Background

By July 2015, Seattle’s population growth was…

  • Case Studies & Practices
Background

Although, the Fair Housing Act has prohibited discrimination in housing markets since 1968, the…

  • Case Studies & Practices
Background

In 2015, Oakland, California was riding the crest of a great economic wave.  Years of growth in both…