NCSHA Washington report
One of the biggest shortcomings of the affordable rental housing subsidy system is the fact that so many landlords serving low-income renters operate outside of it, especially the “mom and pop” owners. It was noted that non-institutional landlords, who control half the country’s rental inventory, historically “have lacked access to the same tools and resources as institutional property owners and managers.”
NCSHA • June 18, 2021
Treasury emergency rental assistance programs in 2021: analysis of a national survey
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 included $25 billion in urgently needed emergency rental assistance for tenants with low incomes, establishing the U.S. Treasury Department’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program as the pandemic wore on.
NLIHC • June 2021
If America is going to address housing affordability, it needs to increase access to homeownership
Faced with an affordable housing shortage, policymakers often overlook America’s biggest source of affordable housing: homeownership.
Urban Institute • June 9, 2021