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Housing / Research June 4, 2018

BPC highlights the importance of safe, affordable housing—recognizing that the integration of health and housing has the potential to improve outcomes and reduce costs.

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How the Infrastructure Plans Impact Affordable Housing

Jake Varn / Blog March 29, 2018

With newly proposed infrastructure plans from the White House and Senate Democrats, affordable housing has entered the infrastructure debate.  

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New BPC Analysis: LIHTC Shows Promise For Improving Nation’s Public Health

Housing / Press Release November 29, 2017

BPC’s new report explores the potential links between LIHTC projects and health outcomes as well as examines innovative ways to leverage LIHTC policy to improve health, research gaps, and federal policy implications.

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Building the Case: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Health

Housing / Research November 29, 2017

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit has helped to finance roughly 3 million affordable rental units, which have served approximately 7 million low-income households.

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A Framework for Improving Access and Affordability in a Reformed Housing Finance System

Housing / Research May 31, 2017

With policymakers gearing up to reform the housing finance system, it is worth revisiting one of the issues that stymied negotiators in the reform effort of 2014: how to ensure adequate access to credit in the new system.

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Tackling America’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

Housing / Press Release February 22, 2017

The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.

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Forging an Enduring Bipartisan Consensus on Affordable Rental Housing

Housing / Research February 22, 2017

Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.

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What We’re Reading in Health and Housing, August 17

Housing / Blog August 17, 2015

BPC’s Health and Housing Task Force is sharing recent publications, speeches and testimony we consider relevant to our work.

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