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October 15, 2018

Knowing the Facts Decreases Public Support for the Mortgage Interest Deduction

A study by Brian McCabe, “Costly, Regressive, and Ineffective: How Sensitive Is Public Support for the Mortgage Interest Deduction in the United States,” published in Housing Policy Debate finds public support for the mortgage interest deduction (MID) declines when people learn about the MID’s high…

May 21, 2018

Research Finds Resident Satisfaction with LIHTC Housing

A report by Carolina Reid from the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley, The Links Between Affordable Housing and Economic Mobility: The Experiences of Residents Living in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Properties, sheds new light on the experiences of tenants living in Low Income…

December 11, 2017

Mortgage Interest Deduction Reform Would Have Little Impact in Rural Counties

Recent research from the Housing Assistance Council, Proposed Changes to the Mortgage Interest Deduction and What They Could Mean for Rural America, examines the size of mortgages and the impacts of mortgage interest deduction (MID) reform in rural counties. The report concludes that lowering the…