Affordable housing could make impact on education
"Great schools are not the only thing these cities and suburbs have in common. They’re also home to the highest household incomes in the state. It’s no coincidence high incomes and well-performing schools go hand in hand. But when it comes to education, there’s a way we can better share the wealth: housing."
Indiana Business Journal • April 22, 2022
Alabama in top 5 states for affordable homes, options lacking for people earning lowest wages
Alabama has a shortage of affordable houses but is doing better than most states on keeping costs down, according to a report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. The state lacks 76,023 affordable homes for people with extremely low-incomes and 67 percent of Alabamians in that group have severe housing cost burdens.
AL.com • April 24, 2022
Rising construction costs stall affordable housing projects
To start building an 80-unit affordable housing project in Texas, real estate developer MVAH Partners must find a way to fill a $3 million financing gap due to the rising cost of construction.
Pew Trusts • April 24, 2022
Report: Affordable housing a crisis nationwide
A report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) assesses the availability of affordable housing units in various states. According to the NLIHC, “no state or metropolitan area has an ‘adequate supply of rental housing for the lowest-income renters.'
Planetizen • April 25, 2022