Why affordable housing is essential to our economy

By March 20, 2017 Inman No Comments

What is the value of affordable housing? It goes beyond simply finding homes for people.

Two new reports released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) explore both why affordable housing is essential to our economy and how the grave lack of it may put many at risk.

The report estimates that more than 500,000 jobs were supported through HUD investments in 2015 alone.

The “A Place To Call Home” report, released by the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) and the NLIHC, compiles the latest research on how access to affordable housing improves econom...

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