Low-Income Housing

HUD Secretary Nominee Ben Carson’s Potential Impact on Housing Policy
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HUD Secretary Nominee Ben Carson’s Potential Impact on Housing Policy

Experts say he could divert funding from HUD’s fair housing initiatives. More

ABODO: The Nation’s Top 19 Cost-Burdened Metros
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ABODO: The Nation’s Top 19 Cost-Burdened Metros

Nearly half of all U.S. renters spend more than 30% of their income on rent. More

The Underrated Value of Affordable Housing’s Property Managers
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The Underrated Value of Affordable Housing’s Property Managers

Shelterforce’s Frankie Blackburn makes a case for better training and practices. More

David Reznick, Longtime Affordable Housing Leader, Dies
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David Reznick, Longtime Affordable Housing Leader, Dies

David Reznick, one of the longtime leaders of the affordable housing industry,... More

FHFA Directs Fannie, Freddie to Pay Into Housing Trust Fund
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FHFA Directs Fannie, Freddie to Pay Into Housing Trust Fund

At long last, the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) is on its way to getting its... More

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Supreme Court to Hear LIHTC Case

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a much-anticipated case involving the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program in Texas. A lawsuit filed by the Inclusive Communities Project claimed that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs discriminated based on race by disproportionately approving LIHTC developments in predominantly minority neighborhoods and disproportionately denying LIHTC developments in predominantly Caucasian neighborhoods. More

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Rent Reporting Helps Subsidized Renters Build Credit Rent Reporting Helps Subsidized Renters Build Credit

A new study from Experian RentBureau released in August 2014 reveals that affordable housing renters have a lot to gain from having positive rental payments reported to credit bureaus. More

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Senior Housing, Merit: John C. Anderson Apartments Senior Housing, Merit: John C. Anderson Apartments

A public–private partnership between Pennrose and The Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld Fund established the John C. Anderson Apartments, the first LGBT-friendly senior housing community built in Philadelphia and only the third of its kind in the nation. More

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Affordable Housing, Grand: Rene Cazenave Apartments Affordable Housing, Grand: Rene Cazenave Apartments

In Rene Cazenave Apartments, San Francisco’s formerly homeless population has a new place to call their own. More

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Ferguson Tragedy Reflects Poverty's Push to the Suburbs

The aftermath of this tragedy has helped shine a spotlight on an issue that many in the housing community grapple with everyday—the continuing shift of poverty from the nation’s inner cities to the suburbs. More

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