Resources

Affordable Housing Funds Build on Experience

This report breaks down the range of affordable housing loan funds, the partnerships involved in developing them, and how they serve communities within their unique regional geographies. Drawing on the experience of experts in the field, the report sums up lessons for new investors and others who bring perspectives beyond the traditional boundaries of the community development field.

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Community Land Trusts & Community Development: Partners Against Displacement

A new LISC white paper examines how partnerships between Community Land Trusts (CLTs) and community development institutions can scale up and sustain land trusts so as to begin to impact displacement at the neighborhood level.

The National Low Incoming Housing Coalition: Balancing Priorities

Balancing Priorities offers suggestions for policymakers and practitioners, including practical ways to look at preservation and mobility as complementary, rather than competing, priorities.

LIHTC: How it works and who it serves

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: How It Works and Who It Serves, provides readers with the basics of this critically important but still poorly understood resource, including a description of the difference between 9% and 4% credits, and explanation of income eligibility and affordability requirements, and how the financing of LIHTC deals works.

Displacement of Lower-Income Families in Urban Areas Report

Read this report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research on gentrification in urban areas.