Expanding the availability of affordable housing in resource-rich areas
A growing body of research documents the positive outcomes associated with living in resource-rich neighborhoods, particularly for young children. This brief describes how policies in the Housing Policy Library can be used to expand the availability of affordable housing in these areas.
Balancing increases in affordable housing in resource-rich areas with investments in low-income neighborhoods
Balancing trade-offs between the quantity, quality, and location of affordable housing
The decision of whether to accept a smaller number of affordable housing units in exchange for better-located and/or higher-quality units is often controversial and difficult to weigh. This brief provides guidance for cities, towns, and counties facing these trade-offs.