Source: NLIHC calculation of a national weighted-average Fair Market Rent; NLIHC calculation of affordable rent for average renter wage based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) QCEW, 2015 adjusted to 2017 dollars; and Social Security Administration, 2017.
More than 3,500 Organizations and Local Governments Join NLIHC in Urging Congress to Lift Spending Caps and Fully Fund Housing and Transportation Programs
The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership urging lawmakers to work together to lift caps on federal…March 18, 2019
New National Public Opinion Poll Shows Vast Majority of Americans Believe Affordable Housing Should be a “Top National Priority”
The NLIHC-led Opportunity Starts at Home multi-sector affordable homes campaign recently commissioned a national public opinion poll to assess people's thoughts and perspectives on issues related to…March 18, 2019
NLIHC Gap 2019 Report Calls for Significant Investments to Address Shortage of 7 Million Affordable and Available Homes for the Lowest-Income Households
NLIHC released The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes 2019 on March 14. The report finds a shortage of 7 million affordable and available rental homes for households with extremely low incomes at or…March 18, 2019