HUD established the Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse (RBC) to collect, process, assemble, and disseminate information on state and local regulations and policies affecting the creation and maintenance of affordable housing.
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Researchers at the Brookings Institution proposed in 2020 a three-pronged policy approach to improve housing affordability: reforming land use regulations, increasing taxes on expensive land, and expanding subsidies for low-income households.