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S. 3231 Task Force on the Impact of Affordable Housing Crisis Act

Published on September 4, 2018
S. 3231 Task Force on the Impact of Affordable Housing Crisis Act

Senator Young’s bill, the Task Force on the Impact of Affordable Housing Crisis Act, establishes an 18-member task force charged with evaluating and quantifying the impact of affordable housing on other government programs and making recommendations to Congress on how to use affordable housing to improve the effectiveness of other federal programs and improve life outcomes.

Specifically, the Task Force will:

  1. Evaluate and quantify the impact that a lack of affordable housing has on other areas of life and life outcomes for individuals living in the United States, including education, employment, income level, health, nutrition, access to transportation, and poverty level in the neighborhood in which individuals live.
  2. Evaluate and quantify the costs incurred by other federal, state, and local programs due to a lack of affordable housing.
  3. Make recommendations to Congress on how to use affordable housing to improve the effectiveness of other Federal programs and improve life outcomes for individuals living in the United States.

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