From Brownfields to Housing: Opportunities, Issues and Answers

This report examines the reasons why housing should be an option for brownfield reuse, as well as the concerns about residential development on cleaned-up brownfield sites. It also explores the role of Federal Housing Authority mortgage insurance in developing housing on brownfield sites. While some of the Department of Housing and Urban Developmentā€™s programs have become more flexible in using grants to remediate brownfields, Federal Housing Authority policy on brownfields has remained unchanged.

2003 From Brownfields to Housing