Eliminating regulatory barriers to affordable housing: federal, state, local, and tribal opportunities
HUD has developed this report on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing in response to the high cost of housing in many highly regulated housing markets throughout the United States that share a common concern: a lack of housing supply due to burdensome regulatory regimes.
HUD • January 2021
Preventing eviction for New Yorkers amid Covid-19
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, New York City already faced a crisis of housing affordability and homelessness. The pandemic has intensified housing insecurity to an unprecedented degree.
Enterprise Community • January 2021
For struggling renters: housing vouchers for all who need them
Policymakers can best help renters afford stable housing during the current crisis and beyond by making Housing Choice Vouchers available to more low-income people — and ultimately to all households that need them, as President Biden has proposed.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities • February 1, 2021
California's 17 million renters face housing instability and inequity before and after Covid-19
Almost 17 million Californians — 44% of all state residents — live in homes that are rented. As the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have unfolded, the urgent needs of California’s renters have rightly received significant attention, including calls for eviction moratoriums, rental assistance, and production of more affordable housing.
California Budget & Policy Center • January 2021