Tag: Washington DC
Arrangements in which LIHTC tenants share in the development’s financial benefits, or become partial or full owners, are rare—but some properties have pulled them off. This scan of several examples shows the possibilities—and the conditions needed for them to succeed.
Landmark lawsuits in D.C., New York, and California make source of income discrimination risky for landlords.
Many Black churches in the U.S. are developing housing on their property, and becoming stronger activists in the fight for affordable housing.
Investors have helped preserve more than 1,700 affordable housing units in the Washington, D.C., metro area.
Sealing eviction records at the point of filing is an urgent step toward dismantling harmful tenant screening practices.
A 10-city initiative to boost homeownership also aims to align required fair housing and health needs assessments. Can it be done?
It had been relatively easy for a developer to get 4 percent tax credits, but that’s no longer true in many places. How is this affecting nonprofit housing developers—and could the human infrastructure bill help?
When a CLT grows, the “community” it represents can sometimes be more difficult to define. But to some extent it always was.
The community land trust model is in a time of dramatic growth and creativity. Some CLTs are aiming for larger scale than has been typical. How are they doing it?
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?
As cities across the country consider giving tenants the right of first refusal, municipalities must be meticulous in crafting policies that preserve and expand tenants' ability to form housing cooperatives.
A closer look at three funds that have helped preserve NOAH properties and kept them affordable for years to come.
Versions of a law known as the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act are being proposed across the country—in places like New York, Massachusetts and California. Could giving tenants a first right of purchase further protect renters?
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