Community Development Research Briefs

March 14, 2019

Funds for Kickstarting Affordable Housing Preservation and Production: Lessons for New Investors


A shortage of affordable homes for workers and families at all income levels across the country calls for innovative solutions. Over the past decade, a variety of public-private loan funds have developed to kick-start construction and preservation of affordable housing. This report breaks down how these funds fit into the process of developing and preserving affordable housing and shares lessons for those who are considering starting or investing in a fund.

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