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Federal Housing Policy

August 20, 2019, 5am PDT
A new paper published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University raises the stakes of the discussion about exclusionary zoning and its role in the ongoing housing affordability crisis in the United States.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
July 30, 2019, 8am PDT
The United States should end homelessness, substantially increase funding for community land trusts, and support local rent control ordinances and inclusionary zoning requirements, according to an op-ed by the presidential candidate.
CNN
April 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Reports of a new federal program designed to cut the waiting list for public housing was greeted incredulously from housing advocates this week.
CityLab
April 8, 2019, 10am PDT
Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has promised to make housing affordability the top priority of a potential administration.
Reno Gazette Journal
September 25, 2018, 10am PDT
The American Housing and Economic Mobility Act probably has no chance of passing into law, but it's still the most substantial gesture toward housing policy by a member of Congress since the subprime crisis of 2008.
The Atlantic
May 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Changes to the Mortgage Interest Deduction ostensibly made the housing subsidy more progressive. The real consequences of the change, however, make the deduction "significantly more inequitable that it was in years past."
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