Recent research suggests that communities addressing the underlying causes of homelessness can actually end homelessness in their area.
Category: Affordable Housing News
In 2021, agencies reported a 25-year high of 31,260 fair housing complaints. This is an 8.7% increase over the previous year.
There was a slight increase in the number of Americans experiencing homelessness in 2022, according to HUD’s latest annual homeless report.
The number of veterans experiencing homelessness fell by 11% since 2020, which is the largest drop in veteran homelessness in more than five years.
Congress passed a massive spending bill last week that will will provide 12,000 new Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for low-income renters.
HUD has recently announced funding for a program helping persons who were homeless, or at risk of homelessness when a disaster occurs.
New research shows that households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher get a wide range of benefits beyond saving money on monthly rent.
Washington DC’s $10 million settlement concerning housing vouchers is the largest civil penalty for housing discrimination in U.S. history.
About 31% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. are rental deserts. This makes it hard for renters to find housing in many parts of the country.
With rents skyrocketing in many areas, even households lucky enough to get a Section 8 voucher may find themselves priced out of the market.