Home in a High Rise

This photo essay highlights resident experience before, during, and after a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion, a program of the Office of Recapitalization in the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs at HUD. The information below includes actual quotes by residents in a personal account of what it is like to live in a property that converts under RAD.

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RAD in El Paso

This photo essay highlights a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion in El Paso, Texas. It features residents' stories of what it is like to live in properties that convert under RAD. RAD is a cost-neutral project of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, managed within the Office of Recapitalization in the Office of Multifamily Housing, that leverages public and private debt and equity to reinvest in the public housing stock.

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RAD in San Francisco

This photo essay highlights resident experience before, during, and after a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion, a program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Office of Recapitalization. It includes an honest account of what it’s like to live in a property going through a RAD conversion.

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RAD in Nashville

This photo essay explores the impact of a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion, a project of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s Office of Multifamily Housing Program’s Office of Recapitalization team, on both the immediate and surrounding neighborhood. We sent a team to explore the conversion experience of Cayce Place in Nashville, Tennessee.

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HUD Closes 100K RAD Units!

At 20,000 unit/year average pace, HUD’s Recap Office is turning public investment into better housing for those that need it most - at a faster rate than any other comparable HUD program. Watch - and share- the CLPHA/RAD Collaborative video outlining what this impressive milestone in preserving our nation’s public housing inventory means for families, communities, the environment & local economies. And join with us in calling for making RAD a permanent option!

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RAD Spotlight on Boulder, CO

On September 30, 2015, Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) closed on its RAD conversion of four properties as a part of its larger public housing conversion of six total assets, which housing 279 of Boulder's most economically vulnerable families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. 

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