Affordable Housing Initiatives in Major Texas Metros
In addition, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University is a think tank that focuses on urban issues through informed research, data and policy analysis. The Institute published a report on how to build a resilient and equitable housing system from the remnants of a natural disaster.
How Affordable Housing Helps Texans
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.
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard Study: Renters tapped a range of financial resources to make rent even in the face of income lost due to the pandemic.
– Rental housing demand came roaring back in the second year of the pandemic, reducing vacancy rates and driving up rents, according to America’s Rental Housing 2022, a new report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. The report indicates that some of the rental rebound reflects the lack of inventory in the for-sale market, which has kept many higher-income renters from buying homes. At the same time, however, many lower-income households, and especially lower-income households of color, still struggle to pay the rent.
A TERNER CENTER REPORT - DECEMBER 2021Copyright 2021 Terner Center for Housing InnovationFor more information on the Terner Center, see our website atwww.ternercenter.berkeley.edu Hotel and motel acquisition and conversion can offer a relatively fast and...
The 2021 Picture of Preservation is a joint report by the Public and Affordable housing and Research Corporation and the National Low Income Housing Coalition focusing on the challenge of preserving the federally assisted housing stock in the face of the national affordability crisis and chronic underfunding for housing programs.
2021 Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act: Increasing Supply & Access to Affordable Housing in Texas
TAAHP published a white paper summarizing the 2021 Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act and its potential impacts on supply of affordable housing in Texas.