Generally, "affordable housing" is defined as housing made available to and affordable for very-low, low and moderate income persons and families. In most cases, affordable housing is produced and maintained with some level of financial assistance from Federal, state, or private sources. Affordable housing may include homeownership, rental housing, special needs housing, and housing for the homeless.
Nonprofit organization increases housing opportunities for lower income and underserved people through the financing, development, and preservation of affordable housing. Links to each State Housing Finance Agency.
Provides in-depth information on various affordable housing issues including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), historic preservation, multifamily housing finance, HUD and FHA programs, and public housing redevelopment.
Contains valuable statistics for those interested in financing, developing, or managing affordable housing, including HUD-mandated rent and income levels for assisted housing programs (Low Income Housing Tax Credit, Section 8 and other) and Fair Market Rents.
Supports community-based nonprofits creating homes affordable to low-income Americans. Features funding applications and timelines, resource database, a forum and other developer support, all search-able.