National Low Income Housing Coalition

Small-Scale Apartment

Rental Assistance Still Not Reaching Tenants in Need

Federal funds meant to help renters during the pandemic are still stuck in bureaucratic limbo as the end of the latest eviction moratorium looms in early October.

August 19, 2021 - CNBC

Fire Escape

Mapping the Vast Differences Between Wages and Rental Costs

Comparing rental housing costs to wages reveals just how out of reach the housing market is for low-income earners.

July 26, 2021 - National Low Income Housing Coalition

Coronavirus

The Eviction Crisis Is Already Here

Without rent relief from Congress, the recent wave of evictions could become a tsunami, according to housing advocates.

June 25, 2020 - Diane Yentel via Twitter

New York City Construction

Pension Funds Can Save Affordable Housing

New York demonstrates how pension funds can be a major source of financing for affordable housing.

January 23, 2018 - Next City

N.J. Supreme Court Wisely Rejects Gov. Christie's Attempt to Dismantle Mount Laurel Ruling

The New York Times editorial board praises the Sept. 26th decision of the N.J. Supreme Court to uphold the 1983 landmark, affordable housing, anti-exclusionary zoning principles known as Mount Laurel and reject the appeal by Christie and 11 towns.

October 8, 2013 - The New York Times - Opinion

Mapping the Myth of Affordable Housing

The National Low Income Housing Coalition has recently released a map showing their state-by-state findings on housing affordability. And, in no state was a 40-hour work week at minimum wage enough to pay for a two-bedroom unit at Fair Market Rent.

March 20, 2012 - The Washington Post

Top Books

An annual review of books related to planning.

Top Websites

The best of the Internet—since 2002.

Top Apps

Planning apps for a brave new world.

Top Schools

The definitive ranking of graduate planning programs.

Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.