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
Each year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) measures the availability of rental housing affordable to extremely low income households and other income groups. Based on the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (ACS PUMS), The Gap...read more
Safe, secure, affordable housing provides a foundation that allows individuals, families, and communities to thrive. While there are multiple mechanisms to encourage the production and preservation of affordable housing, a robust body of evidence supports the positive...read more
A new research brief by the NYU Furman Center explores what we know about whom the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program serves and what research finds about the impact of the program. The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program...read more
From Trulia The oft-cited fear that affordable housing will hurt the value of nearby homes is unfounded, according to a decade long look at the data. "The bottom line for NIMBYs who fear that property values will take a hit when a low-income housing project locates...read more