• ULI Mission

    The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI neither lobbies nor acts as an advocate for any single industry. ULI examines land use issues, impartially reports findings, … Read More

  • UrbanPlan

    The purpose of this student learning program is to create a more civil and sophisticated dialogue about land use at the local level through the education of our future voters, neighbors, public officials, and land use professionals. Outcomes Students learn the essence of development: how … Read More

  • Sponsorship

    Our sponsors comprise the leading real estate industry companies in the state. Sponsors receive a number of benefits for their contributions, in addition to the satisfaction of knowing 100% of their funds are going to support ULI’s local programs, educational activities, and research. Please see … Read More

ULI Hawaii News

How Housing Matters – A New Resource


The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has launched How Housing Matters, an interdisciplinary online portal focused on housing’s role in individual and neighborhood well-being. The portal offers up-to-date, easily searchable research and news connecting housing … Read More

When Employers Help With Housing, Winners…

TOD Housing

When it comes to jobs and economic opportunities, where a person lives can be pivotal. After all, if an employer is located in high-cost area, the talent pool of available hires shrinks — or productivity declines as workers face long commutes. Indeed, potentially valuable employees … Read More

Building to Make the Healthy Choice the Easy…


Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: ULI Publication Contains Strategies for Development that Encourages Healthy Lifestyles Report is Part of ULI’s Ongoing Efforts to Highlight the Connection between Land Use and Health WASHINGTON (February 19, 2015) – Development strategies that can improve health outcomes, such as … Read More

Thinking Bigger about the Role of Micro Units…


New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units—typically larger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double—have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and … Read More