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

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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

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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

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