Investing to Meet Delaware’s Affordable Housing Needs: An Economic Impact Analysis

TOPIC: Economic ImpactSTATE: DelawareTYPE: Research ReportDATE: November 2004AUTHOR: William Latham, Ph.D. on behalf of the Delaware Housing CoalitionDESCRIPTION: A coalition of housing advocates in Delaware proposed investing $60 million to meet the state’s affordable housing needs. This study assesses the economic impacts if that request were fully funded. The researcher found that an investment of $60 million would have a $420 million economic benefit for the entire state of Delaware.