The Homeownership Urban Blueprint

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Leverage The Homeownership HUB to Expand Your Business and Network

Join a community of diverse communities housing developers and showcase your inventory, learn the latest tools and techniques, connect with capital and potential partners, and network with peers.

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Equity Mission: Transforming Real Estate for Equality.

Join our mission to create a more equitable real estate industry. Our online platform connects mortgage-ready buyers with diverse housing counselors, lenders, and developers to streamline the homebuying process.

We support diverse homebuilders and promote diversity in the realty and appraisal trades. Let’s build wealth and equity for all.

who we are.

Our mission is to empower developers with collaboration, innovation, and resources to create safe, equitable housing for 5,000 diverse homeowners.

Through our resources, training, and community engagement, we strive to support developers at all levels of experience and expertise, and to foster a culture of excellence and social responsibility in the housing industry.

7.6%
According to a study by the National Association of Home Builders, minority-owned homebuilding companies make up only 7.6% of all homebuilding firms in the United States.
3.6%
The demand for new homes is expected to continue to increase in the coming years, with a projected growth rate of 3.6% in the homebuilding industry from 2021 to 2026, according to IBISWorld.

“I was blown away by the level of support I received from The HUB for my development company. “

Daniel R. 

Development United

PREPARING FOR DEVELOPING: YOUR TOP QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Funding can be a challenge for developers, particularly those without established track records. Consider looking for alternative financing options such as private equity, crowdfunding, or partnerships with non-profit organizations.

Affordable housing development can be subject to a range of regulatory requirements, including zoning laws, building codes, and environmental regulations. Working with experienced professionals such as attorneys, architects, and consultants can help developers navigate this complex landscape.

Understanding the needs of the local community is critical to the success of any housing development project. Consider conducting community outreach efforts such as surveys, town hall meetings, and focus groups to gather feedback and ensure that the project meets local needs and requirements.

Building affordable housing can be a challenging balancing act between the need for affordability and the costs of construction and ongoing maintenance. Consider innovative design and construction techniques such as modular housing and green building practices that can help reduce costs while maintaining quality.

Staying informed about industry trends and best practices is essential for any successful housing developer. Consider joining industry associations, attending conferences and workshops, and networking with other professionals to stay informed and up-to-date.

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Eric Simpson, HUB Certified Housing Counselor/ ULGA

The HUB represents a dynamic collaborative effort to prioritize the housing and homeownership needs of individuals and families in metro Atlanta. Major players in the housing and finance sectors have joined with the League to make it easier, via a “one-stop shop” model, for low- to moderate-income people to acquire a home successfully and sustainably. As a Housing Counselor, I see this as a huge benefit to prospective homebuyers.

Eric Simpson

Housing Counselor , ULGA

African-american real estate investor and home developer standing in front of home under construction.
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