In a new case study from HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research, we explore how the housing authority of Westbrook, Maine was able to utilize RAD to perform a $7M renovation to the Riverview Terrace and Larrabee Woods properties in order to continue providing affordable housing to low-income seniors. (9/29/2020)
"RAD Preserves Affordable Housing in Neptune, New Jersey," published by the PD&R Edge Online Magazine, tells the story on how Silver Vistas added 84 subsidized units, preserving the long-term affordability under the RAD Program. Read more about it here. (Published 2/5/2019)
Coming Home: The 990 Pacific Relocation Story" shares how one nonprofit, Chinatown Community Development Center, transitioned a building from government to community control, saving the homes of 100 seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco Chinatown. These are their stories.
As NYC Public Housing Tenants Suffer, a Glimmer of Hope Emerges. The Bloomberg captures the story of how Bayside Homes, the first development from NYCPHA to receive RAD funding, turned the project into "a paradise" according to one tenant. (Published August 2, 2018)
Tenants Will Stay at Home as NYCHA's RAD Conversion Continues. Read more about the "tenant-in-place" approach to renovate 343 scattered-site apartments in the Bronx, NY (a number that may grow to more than 1000 apartments in the coming months). (Published April 6, 2018)
Dekalb County, Georgia uses RAD Program to Expand Housing Options. Read about it in PD&R's Edge magazine. (Published November 7, 2017).
New York magazine documented New York City Housing Authority's first RAD transaction in the Rockaways. Learn here about how NYCHA was able to transform life for the residents of the Ocean Bay property. (Published August 3, 2017)
In the most recent edition of Politico's What Works series, read about how San Francisco utilized RAD to great success in order to preserve affordable housing in the city.(Published July 20, 2017)
C’est Si Bohn for Renovated Affordable Housing High Rise: Read about how the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority was able to leverage millions of dollars in capital improvements for Bohn Tower, a 22-story senior affordable housing dwelling in Ohio.(Published March 7, 2017)
Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) published, "Rundown Arizona Public Housing Site Redeveloped with Help from RAD." The article focuses on a public housing site in Maricopa County replaced with 143 newly constructed units of affordable housing and a host of amenities and services that previously were not available. The article can be viewed on AHF's website. (Published Feb. 7, 2017)
The Hampton Roads' Daily Press published a great article on how the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority was able to utilize RAD to transform and revitalize several properties in the Tidewater region of Virginia, helping to preserve critical affordable housing units in their community. The article can viewed on the Daily Press website. (Published Feb. 5, 2017)
Archived Event Presentations
HUD hosted "RAD Training 2018: Keys to a Successful RAD Conversion" for PHAs and partners initiating the conversion of public housing properties under RAD. The training materials including live recordings of each session is now available.
The webinar for "RAD Fast Track Process for Non-FHA LIHTC Transactions" is available on the RAD Resource Desk. This webinar introduced CHAP awardees currently pursuing tax credits with conventional (non-FHA) financing. The Relocation webinar training is also available.
July 11, 2014: “Expanded Flexibilities for RAD” Conference. (Webcast via YouTube)