TalkAboutHousing.com is a platform dedicated to exploring a wide range of housing issues including disaster housing policy, workforce housing shortages, and the legacy of housing segregation.
The team behind this site is Cypress Community Development Corp., a not-for-profit housing development company specializing in creating innovative solutions for disaster recovery and workforce housing. Our work focuses on the development of Missing Middle Housing types, such as cottages, duplexes, townhomes, multiplexes, and accessory dwelling units in Opportunity Zones following natural disasters.
Cypress CDC’s built work includes developing over 460 Katrina Cottages in Louisiana through FEMA funding, as well as the homes in the Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma and in Sonoma County, California following the 2017 wildfires. We are currently working in Panama City, FL, rebuilding from Hurricane Michael, Baton Rouge, LA rebuilding from recent floods, and on the Island of Barbuda in partnership with the Prince’s Foundation.