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Texans Spending Too Much on Housing

Texans Spending Too Much on Housing

Texans say they are spending too much on housing. New statewide poll results released found nearly half of Texas adults say it is difficult for them to find affordable housing in the area where they live, and a similar share believe they spend too much of their income on housing. The independent poll was conducted by the Texas Lyceum, the 40-year-old nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership organization.

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CRA Reform: What it may mean to the Affordable Housing Industry

CRA Reform: What it may mean to the Affordable Housing Industry

The new rule could leave developers looking for new funding sources and residents with even less affordable housing inventory. The proposed rule broadens the definition of what finance activities qualify as a community benefit. It also streamlines the new performance metric, which may not reflect the true investment in low- and moderate-income communities. The public comment period closes March 09, 2020.

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Senator Lucio Hosting Senate IGR Committee to Discuss Affordable Housing

Senator Lucio Hosting Senate IGR Committee to Discuss Affordable Housing

State Sen. Eddie Lucio is inviting the general public to testify in front of the Texas Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) on issues such as affordable housing and infrastructure resiliency. Sen. Lucio chairs the Senate IGR Committee. TAAHP Executive Director Roger Arriaga and TAAHP members were invited to take provide expert testimony that could offer insight into measures that would increase the supply of affordable housing in Texas.

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Founded in 1997, the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP) is a non-profit trade association serving as the primary advocate and leading resource for the affordable housing industry in Texas. Our vision is to inspire and engage our members and stakeholders to end the affordable housing crisis in Texas.

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