Through the roof: what communities can do about the high cost of rental housing in America

Housing affordability continues to be a major concern for residents across the country. In this report, the authors look at what local governments can do to mitigate rising costs of rental housing in the U.S.

NYU Furman Center • January 2021

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Don't let Covid crisis mask affordable housing opportunity

Though the pandemic is causing pain throughout the housing sector, it also creates an opportunity to enact common-sense industry reforms that address the root causes of the affordable housing crisis that has beset the market for over a decade — even amid a period of strong economic expansion.

Housing Wire • January 20, 2021

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What will it take to support 5.5 million more senior renters by 2040?

Federal policymakers can accommodate the coming surge of senior renters, particularly nonwhite households, who will need more affordable, senior-friendly housing in the next two decades. Failure to do so will cause unnecessary crises and suffering for one of our most vulnerable populations.

Urban Institute • February 9, 2021

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Staking NYC's future on social housing

To fend off an affordability crisis, NYC council member and comptroller candidate Brad Lander has proposed a plan to dramatically ramp up the city’s public housing stock.

Bloomberg CityLab • January 29, 2021

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