LISC National
COVID-19 Response

Supporting Affordable Housing Owners During COVID-19

Based on our research, we have seven recommended areas that local governments can focus on right now to support their affordable housing developers and owners: defer all payments, lead state policy advocacy agenda, provide property tax relief, form partnerships, preserve existing affordable housing, and streamline new construction. With this document we offer several policy agenda ideas for consideration.

Supporting Affordable Housing Owners During COVID-19: A Toolkit for Local Governments

We offer our partnership to local cities as they aim to assist affordable housing owners. We know that this health and economic crisis is particularly stressful on our lowest income households, with many unable to pay rent now and in the coming months.