Out of reach 2021: the high cost of housing
Documenting the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing across the nation, NLIHC’s 2021 report concludes that the profound economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 crisis had a significant impact on the lowest-wage households, exacerbating the disconnection between wage growth and rental cost increase.
NLIHC • July 14, 2021
House appropriations subcommittee approves FY 2022 bill increasing HUD program funding levels
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies passed its fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill, which would provide $56.5 billion for HUD programs and activities, $6.8 billion more the FY 2021 enacted level and $314 million below President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request.
NCSHA • July 13, 2021
Housing stability and tenant protection act: an initial analysis of short-term trends
The New York State Legislature enacted the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) which made significant changes to the state’s rent stabilization system and expanded protections for New York State renters. The primary purpose of the legislation was to limit the size of rent increases and to prevent rent increases from leading to the deregulation of rent stabilized apartments.
NYU Furman Center • July 2021