Center for Urban Policy Research (CUPR) conducts basic and appiled research on a broad spectrum of public policy issues including urban poverty and community development, housing, land use, economic development and forecasting, environmental policy, policy evaluation and modeling survey research, and studies of special-needs populations.
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies A national, nonprofit institution that conducts research on public policy issues of special concern to African Americans and provides independent analyses through research, publication, and outreach programs.
National Association of Regional Councils Includes articles on local and regional cooperation and economic developments, along with many useful links.
Neighborhood Networks is a community-based initiative of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that encourages the development of resource and computer learning centers in privately owned HUD-assisted and/or -insured housing.
Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government Organizes public policy research on the role of state and local governments in American federalism and the management and finances of states and localities in major areas of domestic public affairs.