Past Housing Commissions and Reports

Millennial Housing Commission

Appointed by Congress

Co-Chairs: Susan Molinari, Richard Ravitch

Executive Director: Conrad Egan

Full Report

May 2002


Not In My Backyard: Removing Barriers to Affordable Housing

Report to President George H.W. Bush and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp by the Advisory Commission on Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing

Chair: Thomas Kean

Full Report

July 1991


A Decent Place to Live

Report of the National Housing Task Force

Established by Congress

Co-Chairs: James Rouse, David Maxwell

Full Report

March 1988


The Report of the President's Commission on Housing

Established by President Ronald Reagan [Executive Order 12310]

Chair: William F. McKenna

Vice Chair: Carla A Hills

Staff Director: Kent W. Colton

Full Report

April 1982


Housing in the Seventies

A Report of the National Housing Policy Review

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

James T. Lynn, Secretary

Full Report

November 1974


A Decent Home

Report of the President's Committee on Urban Housing

Appointed by President Lyndon Johnson [Statement by President Johnson upon appointing the President's Committee on Urban Housing]

Chair: Edgar F. Kaiser

Full Report

December 1968


Housing America's Low- and Moderate-Income Families

The National Commission on Urban Problems

Appointed by President Lyndon Johnson

Chair: Paul Douglas

Report prepared by Nathaniel Keith

Full Report

September 1968


Housing America's Low- and Moderate-Income Families

Appointed by President Dwight Eisenhower [President Eisenhower's special message to Congress on housing]

Chair: Albert M. Cole

Full Report

December 1953


President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership

Convened by President Herbert Hoover [White House statement announcing the conference]

Conference: December 1931; Volumes published: 1932


Any views expressed in the reports above do not represent the views of the Housing Commission, its Co-Chairs, or the Bipartisan Policy Center. This page simply serves as an archive to understand the development and evolution of housing policy recommendations.

Credit: Michael Carliner