January 2010: In his State of the Union, the President announced that to build economically competitive, environmentally sustainable, opportunity-rich communities that serve as the backbone for our long-term growth and prosperity; we need strategies that encourage smart development linked to quality public transportation, that bring our communities together. The Partnership for Sustainable Communities by working with HUD, EPA, and DOT will ensure that development, housing, energy, and transportation policy go hand in hand.

2010 Sustainable Communities Fact Sheet