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Housing

Featured resources

The guide from Urban Institute examines the motivations, opportunities, and barriers nonprofit hospitals and health systems face to initiating and broadening investments in housing development.

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In this report from the National League of Cities, readers will find an analysis of the factors that caused the housing crisis, case studies of cities implementing innovative solutions and recommendations for both local and federal leaders.

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This report from National Low Income Housing Coalition illustrates that rental housing continues to be out of reach for millions of low-wage workers and other extremely low-income renters.

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This policy brief from LISC's Research and Evaluation team asks how partnerships between CLTs and community development institutions can scale up and sustain land trusts so as to begin to impact displacement at the neighborhood level.

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Balancing Priorities from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition offers suggestions for policymakers and practitioners, including practical ways to look at preservation and mobility as complementary priorities. 

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Addressing “vacants” is a key part of neighborhood revitalization strategies. Read this brief for a snapshots of models, both from LISC and our partners, and resources to help with vacant remediation from practitioners in the field.

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Learn more about LIHTC in this report, including a description of the difference betw een 9%and 4% credits, an explanation of income eligibility and affordability requirements, and how the financing of LIHTC deals works.

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From the archives

Families thrive when they live in affordable, high quality and healthy housing. LISC created a green and healthy framework to integrate cost effective healthy and green practices into existing affordable housing rehabilitation and property management.

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Housing In Practice