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National Low-Income Housing Coalition

3 years ago
Can a federal tax credit help rent-burdened Americans?
Blog 8 hours ago
Can a federal tax credit help rent-burdened Americans?

Homeownership remains increasingly out of reach for more and more Americans, yet homeowners reap most of the country’s tax savings and benefits,...

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Majority of Ohio’s most popular jobs don’t pay enough to afford rent
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Majority of Ohio’s most popular jobs don’t pay enough to afford rent

Only two of the top 10 occupations in Ohio pay workers enough to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment. According to a report from the National Low...

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How Much Money You Need to Earn for a Modest Apartment in Oakland County
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How Much Money You Need to Earn for a Modest Apartment in Oakland County

OAKLAND COUNTY — The typical household in Oakland County must earn $18.08 an hour to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rate,...

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Study: Here's how much NM workers must earn to afford a 2-bedroom apartment
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Study: Here's how much NM workers must earn to afford a 2-bedroom apartment

Albuquerque has a reputation of being a city with a low cost of living, but its low wages also help put housing out of reach for many renters. A...

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Rent-control measure qualifies for ballot; National City to dismiss lawsuit
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Rent-control measure qualifies for ballot; National City to dismiss lawsuit

Rent-control measure qualifies for ballot; National City to dismiss lawsuit David Hernandez/ Union-Tribune Proponents of a rent control ballot...

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Why most New Jerseyans can't afford a 2-bedroom apartment
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Why most New Jerseyans can't afford a 2-bedroom apartment

By John Restrepo and Leslie Stivale Back in 1999, a Rutgers-Eagleton poll found that 20 percent of New Jerseyans were concerned about housing costs...

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The eye-popping definition of 'low income' in the Bay Area goes up again
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The eye-popping definition of 'low income' in the Bay Area goes up again

In a region where even people with six-figure incomes struggle to find places to live, the threshold for who qualifies as "low income" keeps going...

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Rent control proponents miss deadline for November ballot measure in city of Sacramento 
Blog 2 weeks ago
Rent control proponents miss deadline for November ballot measure in city of Sacramento 

Rent control proponents miss deadline for November ballot measure in city of Sacramento  July 6, 2018 0 Time has run out for signature gatherers to...

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Minimum wage won't let you afford a 2-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S., report says
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Minimum wage won't let you afford a 2-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S., report says
Source WNEP.com

There's not a single state, county or metropolitan area in the entire United States where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7...

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LO Training and Events; Trade Turmoil's Effect on Rates
Blog 1 month ago
LO Training and Events; Trade Turmoil's Effect on Rates

When I grow up I want to live in a ranch style… shipping container? If you have a builder complaining about lumber costs or labor to frame a house,...

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CityLab University: Inclusionary Zoning
Blog 3 days ago
CityLab University: Inclusionary Zoning

If you’ve hung around the CityLab site, sat through a City Council meeting, or hobnobbed with a housing developer, you’ve probably run across the...

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Study: Here's what KC workers must earn to afford a 2-bedroom apartment
News 1 month ago
Study: Here's what KC workers must earn to afford a 2-bedroom apartment

The cost of a typical two-bedroom rental home is vastly more affordable for residents of Kansas, Missouri and those throughout the metro area than...

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Households making six figures qualify as “low income” in San Francisco
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Households making six figures qualify as “low income” in San Francisco

Even the federal government recognizes the steep prices Bay Area residents pay when it comes to just getting by. For four-person households in San...

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Fannie Mae chooses proposals for Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge
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Fannie Mae chooses proposals for Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge
Source HousingWire

Fannie Mae announced today it has selected three ideas for phase one of its Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge, which aims to address the...

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'Habitable' not in rules for state landlords
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'Habitable' not in rules for state landlords

Despite more than 40 years of effort, Arkansas remains the only state where landlords aren't legally required to make their properties "habitable"...

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Report: Georgia’s lower-wage workers must log almost 100 hours weekly to rent two-bedrooms
Blog 4 weeks ago
Report: Georgia’s lower-wage workers must log almost 100 hours weekly to rent two-bedrooms

Renters need to make $17.53 per hour if they want to work a normal business week, study finds Atlanta might be one of the nation’s “most affordable...

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How HUD Could Reverse Course on Racial Discrimination
Blog 4 weeks ago
How HUD Could Reverse Course on Racial Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development signaled on Wednesday that it may reverse an Obama-era rule that bans more subtle forms of...

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Fannie Mae experts: How to address rising rents for moderate income households
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Fannie Mae experts: How to address rising rents for moderate income households

All across America, millions of households are struggling to find a place to rent they can afford. Moderate income renters – those earning between...

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Fannie Mae Recognizes Innovative Ideas
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Fannie Mae Recognizes Innovative Ideas

Fannie Mae Recognizes Innovative Ideas Fannie Mae whittled down the contenders in the first phase of its Sustainable Communities Innovation...

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U.S. housing market continues rebound, despite increased inequality, says Harvard report
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U.S. housing market continues rebound, despite increased inequality, says Harvard report

The annual State of the Nation’s Housing report, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University, offers an...

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San Francisco's housing crisis puts pressure on historic Asian enclaves
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San Francisco's housing crisis puts pressure on historic Asian enclaves

San Francisco's housing crisis puts pressure on historic Asian enclavesShare this —Latest StoriesSan Francisco's housing crisis puts pressure on...

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LA weighing plan for more density along Expo Line through Westside
Blog 3 weeks ago
LA weighing plan for more density along Expo Line through Westside

It would put “housing exactly where we need it, which is close to transit” A plan to allow denser residential development around five Expo Line...

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Could rent control be coming to San Diego?
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Could rent control be coming to San Diego?

Could rent control be coming to San Diego? By Phillip Molnar Jul 03, 2018 | 3:20 PM Organizers with Housing Long Beach, a local advocacy group...

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Bay Area's stark gaps between haves and have-nots
News 4 weeks ago
Bay Area's stark gaps between haves and have-nots

Even as Bay Area tech professionals take home the highest disposable incomes in the country, local service workers have sunk to the bottom with...

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Travel Push for Tourists
News 1 week ago
Travel Push for Tourists

Tourism Industry: Travel Push for Tourists By the BF Staff From the May/June 2018 Issue According to Statista, the online statistics portal, in...

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Central Florida home sales down
News 1 month ago
Central Florida home sales down

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The High Cost of Rental Housing in 2018
Blog 2 weeks ago
The High Cost of Rental Housing in 2018

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GSE Chatter- Another Government Plan; Conventional Conforming Updates
Blog 4 weeks ago
GSE Chatter- Another Government Plan; Conventional Conforming Updates

Don't have the time, or money, to take a trip to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and studio, Taliesin West? Well, that...

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High rents, minimum wages and economic alarm bells
News 1 month ago
High rents, minimum wages and economic alarm bells

One of the most widely read stories last week was a report that a singe minimum-wage worker can’t afford a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the...

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Households making six figures qualify as 'low income' in San Francisco, the Peninsula
News 3 weeks ago
Households making six figures qualify as 'low income' in San Francisco, the Peninsula

The federal government is well aware of the steep prices Bay Area residents pay when it comes to just getting by. For four-person households in San...

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