Notes: The Two-Bedroom Housing Wage is the estimated full-time hourly wage a household would need to earn to afford a two-bedroom apartment at a HUD-estimated Fair Market Rent while spending no more than 30% of their income on housing costs. The Renter Wage is the estimated mean hourly wage among renters in each state.
In an extraordinary and historic rebuke of HUD Secretary Ben Carson, more than 30,000 people and organizations submitted comments on HUD’s cruel, wasteful and needless “mixed-status” proposal. With…July 15, 2019
Senator Harris and Representative Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Bills to Expand Access to HUD-Assisted Housing for Justice-Involved People
Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) introduced on July 10 the “Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019” (S. 2076 and H.R. 3685). The bill would reform the…July 15, 2019
The House Financial Services Committee on July 11 unanimously passed the “Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019” (H.R. 3620), which aims to preserve affordable homes and…July 15, 2019