Low-income Housing Tax Credits: A guide that (hopefully) won’t make your eyes glaze over

For months, every time I read the term Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) , usually in an article or report about affordable housing policy, my eyes glazed over and my attention darted to the next sentence. I could tell these credits were important but I¬†did not know what they¬†entailed (nor did I entirely understand […]

Affordable Housing: An Explanation

  While outlining my ideas for this blog, I realized that the language of affordable housing is obscure. The information surrounding housing is convoluted, confusing and copious. It is scattered throughout programs overseen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as well as other, related, federal and local government agencies. Some programs, such […]