Vision: To be the nation’s central resource for research and information about creating and sustaining mixed-income communities.

Mission: To help reduce urban poverty and promote successful mixed-income communities by facilitating high-quality research and making information and evidence easily available to policymakers and practitioners.

To advance this mission, NIMC conducts research and evaluation, provides technical assistance and strategic consultation, compiles and disseminates data and literature on mixed-income developments and maintains networks among policymakers, practitioners and researchers.

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation examines Chicago's Plan for Transformation, a public-private venture to transform high-poverty public housing complexes into mixed-income developments, the largest-scale such effort in the United States.

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Is HUD’s $6 Billion Mixed-Income Housing Strategy to Blame for Housing Shortage? 

Taryn Gress discusses the HOPE VI program impact on public housing and opportunities for improving mixed-income practices  

Hope­ — and Healing — Go Into Massive Redevelopment Effort

HOPE SF’s promising principles and strategies for mixed-income development