P3s for Appealing, Affordable Housing


  • How dedicated public policy commitment at the local and state levels creates new opportunities for building affordable housing
  • How green building in affordable housing is more accessible than ever, creating a smaller environmental footprint and reducing expenses
  • New mixed-income housing developments that have adopted high design standards to create attractive, revitalized communities


Families the world over struggle to find housing that meets their needs at a price they can afford. Many are forced to commute long distances, pay a disproportionate share of their incomes on housing, or live in housing that simply does not meet their needs.

Enter The Rose, Old Town Commons, Ferry Crossing, and Rainier Vista. A new National Association of Home Builders publication that details these and other examples of how the public and private sectors can work together to achieve greater housing equity with mixed-income, affordable neighborhoods. Explore how these projects—which benefited from robust local and state policy commitment to affordable housing—revitalized neighborhoods, embraced green building principles, and made quality housing more attainable.