As COVID relief funds have flowed out across the country, state and local governments have so far allotted at least $13.8 billion of their discretionary dollars to housing efforts.
This set of federal tax policy recommendations could support first-time homebuyers, enable renters and owners to save money, and help close the wealth gap.
Despite the hopes pinned on it, homeownership is currently too affected by racism at every turn to be an equalizer.
Property tax relief programs can be essential for helping older and lower-income homeowners keep their homes. But access to them isn’t universal, or equitable.
A lot of conversations about the racial wealth gap focuses too much on homeownership as the only solution. It's much more complex. Shelterforce's Miriam Axel-Lute talks with Anne Price, president of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.
We’ve been carrying out asset-building strategies for decades now, but the wealth gap has not shrunk. What needs to be done about it?
A 10-city initiative to boost homeownership also aims to align required fair housing and health needs assessments. Can it be done?
This is no longer my neighborhood.” Too often, communities of color that experience new investments report that the changes are a detriment to their lives,...
Four New York-based organizations work together to place every homeownership unit they develop into a community land trust.
With relatively few strings attached to the $350 billion in funds states and municipalities will receive, the door is wide open for governments to make a dent in their housing needs. But will they?