Housing affordability can seem like a policymaker’s chicken or the egg dilemma. Are lagging incomes pricing increasing numbers of people out of the housing market? Or is a place to live simply on its way to becoming an unattainable luxury good? A report released in December by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies uses ACS […]
Use HUD’s A Picture of Subsidized Households data to understand how federal housing programs affect the rental environment in a community
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey (ACS) data is now available for free on PolicyMap!
With the coming election, and each candidate’s focus on securing a larger block of the middle class vote, it is no surprise that the economy seems to dominate discussion and foster debate. In a recent study for the state of Pennsylvania, research suggests that although the Great Recession has officially been declared over, its impact […]