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1.25.23 Report
On November 3, 2022, the Stanford Social Innovation Review released a new article as part of their Collaboration for Housing Justice Series. “Housing and Health: Creating Solutions with Communities” provides findings from the Kresge Foundation from their 31 grantees who are working in the...
12.7.22 Report
A new study from Justice 4 Housing and Harvard Law School’s Tenant Advocacy Project analyzes how barriers to housing can be reduced for people with criminal records in Massachusetts. Housing access is fundamental to reintegrating formerly incarcerated individuals into communities. Research shows...
10.26.22 Report
A new report from the Terner Center for Housing Innovation explores how lessons learned from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can aid in building local institutional capacity. The paper draws on interviews with 41 stakeholders with insights into the design and distribution of ERA...
10.26.22 Report
A study published in the Journal of Financial Economics examines the quality of financial services and products offered to neighborhoods targeted by the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The study found that while low-to-moderate (LMI) neighborhoods targeted by the CRA receive an increased...
10.26.22 Report
In a new study from Harvard University’s Joint Center on Housing Studies (JCHS), researchers discuss how digitalization – which the authors define as “the strategic use of technologies that collect, create, process, organize, analyze, use, and monetize data” – is affecting how housing is built,...
10.13.22 Report
A new report focused on how the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) can be improved for the preservation of housing units has been published by NLIHC and PAHRC. The report highlights how improvements to the quality of property-level LIHTC data, as well as public access to that data, would better...
10.7.22 Report, CLPHA Member Update
HUD and the Census Bureau recently announced the 2021 American Housing Survey (AHS) results. The AHS, produced every two years, is the most comprehensive analysis of the nation’s housing inventory and covers a variety of important housing topics, including the composition and quality of the nation...
9.29.22 Report, Research
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) released a report last week on how housing finance agencies (HFAs) are filling funding gaps. The urgent need for more affordable housing units has been exacerbated by market conditions, a growing shortfall of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (...
9.29.22 Report
HUD’s recently released 2019-2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress applied new methods to distinguish demographics and trends among people who use emergency shelters, safe havens, and other traditional housing programs. The report found that 2020 saw approximately 1.25 million...
9.29.22 Report, Research
Lessons From a Historic Decline in Child Poverty, a new report from Child Trends, found that housing assistance played a significant role in reducing childhood poverty. The report examines the effects of social safety net programs on the Supplemental Poverty Measure from 1993 – 2019. Overall,...

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