New analysis from BPC shows that the LIHTC has the potential to improve health and potentially reduce costs. Join us for a panel discussion on leveraging LIHTC policy.
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.
The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.
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.
Despite existing budgetary constraints, the paper explores how it may be possible to substantially increase the number of households benefitting from stable, affordable housing.
Total outstanding student loan debt topped $1 trillion in 2012, spurring concerns about whether rising debt levels will depress new household formation and delay a full housing recovery.