Housing Research & Analysis
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Currently, millions of Americans are required to stay at home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. To ensure the safety and prosperity of their communities, governors and other authorities are allowing “essential” businesses to stay open. This dashboard, provided by JLC Online, tracks how states with a stay-at-home mandate classify Construction and Building Material Suppliers.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published this report of demographic data about tenants living in Housing Credit properties, including race, ethnicity, family composition, age, income, use of rental assistance, disability status, and monthly rent burden. The publication of this data is required under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.
In its March 2020 report, “The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes,” the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) found that there are just 36 affordable and available rental homes for every 100 eligible low-income renter households nationwide. The report also highlights that 71 percent of the lowest-income renter households are severely cost-burdened, spending more than half of their incomes on housing, and at a high risk of experiencing eviction and homelessness. According to NLIHC, as housing disparities increase, states are less prepared to accommodate the demand for adequate, affordable homes for their lowest-income renters.
This resource is NCSHA’s analysis of the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget request, “A Budget for America’s Future.” The $4.8 trillion budget outlines the Trump Administration’s fiscal priorities for increased military spending and significant cuts to domestic spending, including HUD and USDA housing programs.
This document is a study produced by Freddie Mac showing the effect energy efficiency ratings have on loan performance and property values.
This document highlights the research efforts of various housing organizations to demonstrate the importance of innovation to improve housing affordability.
In its March 12 report, “Improving America’s Housing 2019,” Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) found that, with new construction recovering slowly from historic lows, almost 80 percent of the nation’s 137 million homes are now at least 20 years old and 40 percent are at least 50 years old.
The link below reflects Average Income Test policies state allocating agencies have shared with NCSHA. There may be additional states that have published policies since that date of which NCSHA is...