Affordability | How Housing Matters

Results for Tag "Affordability"
1 2

In Their Own Words: Veterans with Disabilities Share Their Housing Challenges

For Veterans1 with a military-related disability, finding a home that accommodates their health conditions can be challenging. Research on people with disabilities demonstrates this task’s…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Five Ways States Can Strengthen Local Housing Markets

by Veronica Gaitán
As rental demand increases among all income groups, low-income households face dwindling options for safe, decent, and affordable housing. Although the long-standing shortage of…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Is the Most Effective Mix of Solutions on Your Menu for Addressing the Housing Crisis?

by Zachary Murray, State and Local Policy Specialist, Grounded Solutions Network
Communities from coast to coast are confronting a housing affordability crisis, and the crisis takes different forms….

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

What Housing Challenges Do People Newly Released from Prison Face?

Each year, more than 700,000 people newly released from prison reenter society and face economic hurdles and employment barriers. They also have trouble finding affordable housing—a major factor in…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Home Value Segregation Is Associated with Racial and Income Segregation

Unevenness of housing values is linked with racial and income segregation within a metropolitan region, according to Cheryl Young of Trulia. Using the Index of Dissimilarity, the Index of…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Supporting a Whole Housing Ecosystem

While affordable housing policies understandably focus on housing subsidy and incentive programs to improve economic security and access to opportunity for low-income families, recent research…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Rental Outlook Includes Challenges for Affordability and Services

The biennial America’s Rental Housing report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University spans the topics of rental demand, supply, market conditions, affordability, and policy…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

How to Improve Health through Housing

The evidence base is large and growing: health is affected by housing. In a 2015 literature review, researchers at the Center for Housing Policy summarize a wide body of research on the ways in which…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

When Housing Is Affordable, Families Spend More on Child Enrichment

A widely used rule of thumb defines housing as “affordable” when it consumes no more than 30 percent of monthly income. That rule of thumb, with modest variations, has…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

High Cost Burdens and Homeownership Gaps Accompany Housing Recovery

The U.S. housing market is in recovery but still faces a number of challenges, concludes The State of the Nation’s Housing 2014 by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Tight…

ShareShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
1 2

Advanced Options

Filter Search:
Month
Day
Year
Events Calendar
Filter Search:
Month
Day
Year
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
Thursday, April 8, 2014
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Please select year

OK
X