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HUD-HHS Partnerships

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

Housing / December 13, 2017 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

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.

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2017 Housing America’s Families Forum

Housing / November 15, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

The Bipartisan Policy Center is partnering with the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families to host a full day national Housing Forum at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

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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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BPC-Commissioned Paper Charts New Course for a More Dynamic Housing Policy

Housing / Press Release December 17, 2014

Despite existing budgetary constraints, the paper explores how it may be possible to substantially increase the number of households benefitting from stable, affordable housing.

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Senate Gets an “Incomplete” on Student Loans

Housing / News June 28, 2013

The Senate will depart for a July 4th holiday with college students kept in limbo about the status of their federally subsidized loans. Nobody in the upper chamber feels thrilled that interest rates on new Stafford loans will double on…

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Bipartisan Policy Center Infographic Shows Impact of Student Loan Debt on Housing Recovery

Housing / Press Release June 27, 2013

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.

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