Design

BLDS eSubmit

Building and Land Development Services (BLDS) provides architectural, engineering, environmental, cost evaluation, and construction services for HPD new construction and preservation projects through an electronic submission and review process, BLDS eSubmit. Learn more

Preservation Design

HPD's Preservation Design guidelines provide specifications for architects, engineers, and contractors who are performing work on HPD-assisted rehabilitation projects. Learn more.

New Construction Design 

HPD has published New Construction Design Guidenlines for Multifamily and Senior Housing, and Supportive Housing. Learn more.

Active Design

HPD encourages consideration of the Active Design Guidelines, which promotes fitness through active lifestyle, particularly noting the location and treatment of stairs in buildings. Learn more.

Retail Design

HPD's Retail Design Guidelines provides practical recommendations for building ground-floor space that is functional for retailers, community, and cultural organizations; accessible and convenient for residents and neighbors; and cost-effective for developers. Learn more.

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