The National Low Income Housing Coalition reports that the United States lacks affordable rental housing for 7.2 million lowest income households. This translates into 31 affordable rental units available for every 100 households in the United States. 17 more words
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The City of San Francisco has pledged to match every dollar of National Affordable Housing Trust Funds with city funds. This is great news in that San Francisco is one of the least affordable cities in the country. 443 more words
In the wake of the fast approaching deadline of Friday, February 5th at 5pm Eastern for our Organizing Award, James Saucedo from the field team at the National Low Income Housing Coalition ( 140 more words
Please see the attached article from the Brookings Institution Cities with greater income inequality have greater disparities in housing.
Income Inequality on the Rise
A report by Alan Berube and Natalie Holmes of the Brookings Institution, City and Metropolitan Inequality on the Rise, Driven by Declining Incomes, shows that income inequality in the United States is higher today than before the Great Recession. 273 more words
Every state in our country, and particularly Texas, faces a chronic shortage of affordable rental housing. Meanwhile, the structure of federal mortgage taxes creates racial inequalities in housing payments. 950 more words