Center for Housing and Community Engagement



The Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) is a university-based research, evaluation, and technical assistance center. We provide technical assistance to governmental and nonprofit agencies as well as the preparation of working papers, research notes, and scholarly publications. We are actively engaged in funded studies of impediments to fair housing, continuum of care for the homeless, housing market trends and market segmentation studies, affordable housing development, community indicators projects, asset mapping, county and regional community planning, and studies of the impact of housing on health.

What we do

Community Dashboards & Indicators – Data Analysis – Data Collection – Fair Housing Analysis of Impediments – Focus Group Facilitation – Geographic Information Systems – Health Impact – Assessments Housing Assessments – Market Valuation – Neighborhood Development – Planning Studies – Policy Analysis – Program Evaluation – Survey Research – Technical Assistance & Consulting

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