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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.
New Report and Resources Highlight Housing Investments Made with State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
New NLIHC Report and Resources Highlight Housing Investments Made with State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
HousingWorks Austin published their seventh version of the Austin City Council District-by-District and Community at a Glance Housing Analysis.
According to a new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Texas is now in the top six states with the least amount of available rental housing for low-income families.
This paper examines the effects of introducing additional LIHTC developments in urban neighborhoods to determine whether the concentration of these affordable housing properties negatively affects local home values.
Housing is the foundation of living a healthy life. Research studies have demonstrated that when individuals and families live in safe, decent, stable housing, it has a significant impact on improving their health outcomes and helps to reduce healthcare costs. Therefore, a healthy home should be both affordable and designed, constructed, rehabilitated, and maintained to support the health and safety of its occupants.
NLIHC released a new report,”Tenant Protections and Emergency Rental Assistance during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The report provides a descriptive analysis of new tenant protections and rental assistance-related policies enacted or implemented by states and local governments in 2021.
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