The Senate proposal of 5,000 new Section 8 vouchers is much less than the 200,000 new vouchers requested in President Biden’s budget proposal.
Rising rents and limited rental assistance resources have led many low-income renters to put off important health care needs, according to a recent health report.
A new bill proposed in Congress would make it illegal for landlords to deny applicants just because they use public assistance to pay the rent.
HUD upheld a finding that Texas discriminated against minority and low-income residents when awarding money to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.
A housing resource agency in California is encouraging landlords to house low-income renters with its Landlord Gold Standard program.
Last week, President Biden announced his administration’s plan to lower housing costs by spurring the development of thousands of new affordable homes.
A bipartisan Senate proposal would make emergency rental assistance a permanent program, and provide other support for renters at risk of eviction.
A new research brief shows that rural counties make up the vast majority of places that have experienced extreme poverty over several decades.
New data shows that low-income households overwhelmingly used their Child Tax Credit payments to cover basic needs like food, utilities, and rent.