By Robert Lindsay, Janelle Taylor, and Philip Tegeler Our federal housing policy continues to rely heavily on the private market and the immense capital at its disposal for the production of low income housing. But among government housing officials and across the broad network of non-profit housing professionals in the U.S., the belief in a “right to housing” is strong, … [Read more...] about Social Housing Goals in State Housing Allocation Plans — A 50-State Survey (December 2023)
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Philip Tegeler and Audrey Lynn Martin1 Introduction The United States is experiencing a housing crisis as Americans face a shortage of affordable housing supply and rapidly increasing housing costs. Far too many individuals and families across the country face housing insecurity, homelessness, and unsustainable rental burdens. In response to these challenges, a national … [Read more...] about What can the Treasury Department do to expand public and community ownership of rental housing? (December 2023)
October 11, 2023 A PRRAC Report. By Janelle Taylor, (J.D. Georgetown Law School 2023), and a Law & Policy Intern at PRRAC in 2022-2023; Robert Lindsay, (J.D. University of Minnesota Law School 2023), and also a Law & Policy Intern at PRRAC in 2022-2023; and Philip Tegeler (Executive Director of PRRAC). Synopsis: This summary report is an update to our 2015 … [Read more...] about Building Opportunity III: Affirmatively furthering fair housing in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program (October 2023)
A PRRAC Report (July 2018). By Ingrid Gould Ellen and Keren Horn. Excerpt: "The Housing Act of 1949 espoused the goal of 'a decent home and a suitable living environment' for all Americans. Nearly 70 years later, we have made significant strides in improving the quality of American homes, but there continue to be large disparities across income and race, especially with … [Read more...] about Housing and Educational Opportunity: Characteristics of Local Schools Near Families with Federal Housing Assistance (Ingrid Gould Ellen & Keren Horn, July 2018)
A PRRAC Policy Brief (December 2012). By Megan Haberle, Ebony Gayles, and Philip Tegeler. Read the Policy Brief... EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Even where affordable housing is available in high-opportunity communities, it may not truly be accessible to low-income and minority tenants without well-designed outreach and admissions practices. Communities rich in … [Read more...] about Accessing Opportunity: Recommendations for Marketing and Tenant Selection in LIHTC and Other Housing Programs (Megan Haberle, Ebony Gayles, & Philip Tegeler, December 2012)