Advocacy Tools: Affordable Housing
Advocacy Tools: NIMBYism
- Free PowerPoint: Re-Thinking Density
This professionally-produced PowerPoint presentation, titled A Plan for Tomorrow, was produced in collaboration with the Sierra Club and the Urban Land Institute to enhance its credibility. It comes with a script, but is also customizable so firms can use local information to overcome local opposition to compact development.
- Higher-Density Development: Myth and Fact
his publication, another joint effort between NMHC, the Urban Land Institute and the Sierra Club, debunks eight typical misconceptions about higher-density development, including fears of traffic congestion, public housing, crime and ugly high-rises, with research and examples of quality, compact developments.
- White Paper: Overcoming Opposition to Multifamily Rental Housing
his White Paper was produced as part of a Harvard University Policy Summit on Rental Housing. Identifies (and refutes) the most common arguments against apartments. Also offers tactics and strategies to overcome opposition to specific apartment properties, including the five essential components of a successful outreach campaign.
- Pro-Apartment Advertising Campaign
This six-ad campaign, titled “Because Not Every Home is a House ,” can be used be used by NMHC/NAA members and apartment associations for local campaigns. A CD is also available with different sizes of each ad. Poster-size versions are also available suitable for hanging in corporate offices and leasing centers.
Advocacy Tools: Renting v. Owning
Research Reports, Case Studies and Other Resources