Housing Programs

Affordable Housing

Report Makes 'The Case for Social Housing'

The economic disruption of the pandemic has strengthened public support—even among Republicans—for an ambitious social housing program at the federal level, according to the findings of a recent report.

December 30, 2020 - Bloomberg CityLab


Housing Advocates Gain More Allies on Capitol Hill, by Way of New York City

A growing number of congressional representatives serving the city of New York support aggressive public investment in housing programs.

November 5, 2020 - Curbed


Losing Nonprofit Control of Tax Credit Housing?

How an ambiguous legal definition is endangering nonprofits’ control of dozens of affordable housing developments in the final years of their tax credit agreements.

October 26, 2020 - Shelterforce Magazine


Federal Eviction Moratorium Expires This Week

The day that renters relying on public support to pay the bills have been dreading since March arrives tomorrow.

July 23, 2020 - The Washington Post

Jason Kofke Mural

HUD Toolkit Supports Landlords Supporting Residents Through the Coming Economic Hardships

The eviction moratorium put into effect by the CARES Act, applying to residents in public housing authority and Housing Choice Voucher programs, is set to expire later this month.

July 16, 2020 - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Housing Programs on the Chopping Block in Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia is facing a $649 million budget shortfall, and Mayor Jim Kenney is proposing to cut deeply from the city's housing budget to make up the difference.

June 11, 2020 - WHYY

Home Repairs

Federal Housing Administration Expands Housing Rehab Support to Opportunity Zones

The Limited 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program will now be available in federally designated Opportunity Zones, and with more to loan than in the previous iteration of the program.

November 25, 2019 - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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