Community Investments Vol 25, Issue 1
The Other Housing Crisis: Rental Housing

Spring 2013

Author(s): Raphael Bostic, University of Southern California; Robin Hughes, Abode Communities; and Tony Salazar, McCormick Baron Salazar

The focus on foreclosures has overshadowed the rapidly growing need for more affordable rental homes in the United States. How can governments at the local, state, and federal level develop policy solutions to improve and increase the supply of affordable rental housing and assist lower-income renters?

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Other articles in this issue

CI Notebook

Challenges for Affordable Housing in a New Era of Scarcity

Diversification of Capital Creates Fresh Focus

New Paths to Housing and Transportation Affordability

Putting Housing Program Delivery into High Gear

Connecting Housing and Health Care through Community Development

Social Impact Bonds: A Promising Tool for the Future of Permanent Supportive Housing

Improving Financial Stability by Building the Capacity of the Local Community

The Partnership for the Green Dividend

Research Briefs

Data Snapshot