What Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan holds for real estate

President Joe Biden offered a series of concessions to Senate Republicans this week, the White House said, as he negotiates passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure deal — a plan that would have huge implications for the real estate industry.

The Real Deal • June 4, 2021

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The only way to resolve the nation's affordable housing crisis

Economic infrastructure in the US is largely comprised of the structures and systems needed to connect people, companies and markets. When it functions well, businesses are more productive and competitive, more people participate in the workforce and the economy is stronger. Affordable housing is a critical piece of this. Without it, families are cut off from opportunity, leaving them underemployed and companies struggling to find the workers they need to compete.

CNN • June 9, 2021

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HUD allocates $1.1B for housing vouchers

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the allocation of $1.1 billion in funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for those at-risk of or experiencing homelessness.

Multi-Housing News • June 10, 2021

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NY has a housing crisis. How would the mayoral candidates fix it?

All the leading candidates agree that housing is a top issue with huge implications for New York’s future, and each has offered a sweeping plan to tackle the problem. While their proposals overlap in many ways — every contender wants to spend more on public housing, for example — the candidates differ in the solutions and strategies they emphasize most.

The New York Times • June 13, 2021

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