Housing Policy Briefs

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Supportive Housing
May 18, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
In an Op-Ed published in the Connecticut Mirror on May 16th, Alicia Woodsby – Executive Director of Partnership for Strong Communities – warned of the threat to Connecticut’s...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Federal Housing Finance Authority
The Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA) has issued a request for public comment on the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae (the Enterprises) proposed Underserved Market Plans under the Duty to Serve...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
AARP
The AARP Public Policy Institute recently published a factsheet underscoring the critical role the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program has on the development of affordable housing. ...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Harvard professor and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Matthew Desmond recently published an article in the New York Times exploring the ways in which federal tax code is positioned to benefit the upper...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
May 17, 2017
Urban Institute
The Urban Institute recently released a map and report illustrating the national affordable housing crisis, and underscoring the need for adequate, affordable, and available rental units. 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 03, 2017
Heartland Alliance National Initiatives on Poverty and Economic Opportunity
Integrating Rapid Re-Housing and Employment offers program and policy recommendations of how access to jobs can be incorporated into rapid re-housing interventions. The report provides in-depth...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 03, 2017
Brookings Institution released a report analyzing the impacts of restrictive land use regulations on economic development in the United States. Looking to historical construction trends, the report...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
May 03, 2017
CT Realtors and The Warren Group
Two recent reports analyzing home sales in March show increases in the number of sales being made and the median sale prices of home sales. Comparing March 2016 with March 2017, Connecticut REALTORS...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 03, 2017
National Fair Housing Alliance
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) released its annual report analyzing national trends in housing, including a compilation of data from fair housing organizations and government agencies. The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 03, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Census Bureau released a joint statement reporting new residential sales statistics for March 2017. 
 

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