Keeping Housing Affordable: The Growing Need To Preserve Existing Housing
On October 22, 2019, the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation hosted a webinar, “Understanding Preservation Needs, Risks, and Tenant Protections.”
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Veterans Village at Perry Point: A Home for Veterans Near the Support They Need
During World War I, the U.S. Army opened a munitions plant at the northern tip of the Chesapeake Bay in Perry Point, Maryland, a rural community approximately 50 miles northeast of Baltimore.
Rental Burdens: Rethinking Affordability Measures
How much of your income should you set aside for rent? With the cost of housing on the rise, researchers are reexamining the 30-percent rule of thumb for measuring rental burden.
Global Cities and Affordable Housing: Hong Kong
Most global cities experience challenges in providing affordable housing. For the second city in our series on affordable housing, we examine Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China.
Matthew Desmond’s 2016 book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City tells the story of two neighborhoods, one a predominantly white trailer park community and the other a predominantly African-American community in Milwaukee.