Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress last week, showing that homelessness increased nationwide by almost 1% overall since 2016. Despite the HUD press release saying that “Homelessness Declines in Most Communities with Increases Reported in High-Cost Areas,” this is the first increase in … Continue reading Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years

Proposed Tax Reform Not Good for Low-Income Renters

Editor’s Note: This article reflects Affordable Housing Online’s analysis of the two tax reform bills passed by the Senate and House of Representatives, and how it would affect participants of low-income housing programs. The Republican tax reform bills currently being considered in Congress will likely have a negative impact on low-income households. Both versions of … Continue reading Proposed Tax Reform Not Good for Low-Income Renters