Nov 9, 2023
As the U.S. population expanded between 1978 and 2021, the nation's very low-income renters increased by nearly 81 percent, from 10.7 million to 19.3 million—but HUD's estimate of households experiencing worst case needs increased 115 percent, from 4.0 million to 8.5 million, based on the most recent report.
This report lays out a through line between housing policies and practices, inequitable school resources, and inequitable educational outcomes.
The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes, a new report recently released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), finds a state-wide shortage of 674,648 million affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renter households – those with incomes at or below 30% of AMI.
Report provides framework for state and local governments to reduce energy costs for low-income households
A report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), in partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, seeks to guide state and local governments and utility agencies in identifying opportunities for equitably greening rental properties that are appropriate to their area’s particular mix of housing stock, renter demographics, and available resources.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition recently released its annual Out of Reach report. Out of Reach documents the significant gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing across the United States.
Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases its annual The State of the Nation’s Housing 2022
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released its annual State of the Nation’s Housing report in June.
Texas A&M summarizes important economic indicators that help discern trends in Texas housing markets in its April 2022 report.
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