The Landlord Entrepreneurship Affordability Program (LEAP), developed by Connecticut’s Housing Development Fund (HDF), addresses two key housing issues: multifamily rental properties in poor condition that threaten neighborhood viability and a persistent demand for affordable housing.
Congress authorized the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) in 2012 to stem the potential loss of public housing and other subsidized housing units because of the growing backlog of unfunded capital needs.
The Landings at Cross Bayou is a 184-unit Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program redevelopment of public housing that had become functionally obsolete and deteriorating as a result of inadequate funding.
New research on the impact of HUD's Moving to Opportunity (MTO) program reveals increased college attendance rates and earnings in adulthood for children who moved to lower poverty neighborhoods at a young age.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal posed the question of whether the national apartment market is cooling down. After years of high demand for rental housing, recent data suggest that supply may have finally caught up.
San Emi Apartments in Montclair, California, located between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, is an 18-unit building for people with developmental disabilities earning less than 50 percent of the area median income.
Innovative Housing, a developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing with a special niche in preserving and restoring historic buildings, recently unveiled its transformation of Portland, Oregon’s Erickson Saloon and Fritz Hotel into the Erickson Fritz Apartments.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing sheds light on an encouraging development in affordable and workforce housing: the growth of innovative financing approaches bringing new sources and structures of capital to preserve the affordability of existing subsidized and “naturally occurring” affordable properties.
The state of the labor market plays a large role in various housing market trends. The decision to rent or own a home is largely driven by factors related to job and income prospects for individuals and households.
Limited public resources devoted to rental housing, “not in my back yard” (NIMBY) opposition to the siting of affordable multifamily housing, restrictive land use regulations, stagnating incomes, and shifting demographic pressures are among the factors contributing to what many, including HUD Secretary Julián Castro, are calling an affordable rental crisis in the United States.
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Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs: Executive Summary
Creating Walkable and Bikeable Communities
Cityscape, Volume 18, Number 3, 2016