How New York's next mayor can shape land use and planning

Inclusionary housing is an important tool used by many cities to produce long-term affordable housing. NYC's inclusionary housing programs play a role in the city’s broader affordable housing strategy and many policy proposals call for reforming these programs to better promote affordability. The next mayor will have to assess what is working with inclusionary housing, what is not, and how to build on and adjust them moving forward.

NYU Furman Center • March 2021

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An agenda for the future of public housing

The nation’s public housing is a vital source of stable, affordable homes for more than 900,000 low-income households, but it has yet to reach its full potential and is at risk of further deterioration without substantial increases in federal funding.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities • March 11, 2021

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FHFA authorizes more than $1 billion for affordable housing funds

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has authorized the disbursement of $1.09 billion for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's affordable housing allocations for 2020. This funding is intended to help produce and preserve affordable housing throughout the country.

Federal Housing Finance Agency • March 1, 2021

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