Brief Why Isn't There Enough Affordable Housing for the Families that Need it Most?
Maya Brennan, Solomon Greene
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The ability to afford a decent stable home is a primary concern for families seeking to achieve mobility from poverty. This memo describes the scope of the housing affordability crisis, the market challenges that impede affordability, current policy responses, and options for improving affordability for low-income households.

Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Families Social safety net Children and youth Housing
Tags Poverty Economic well-being Children's health and development Homelessness Housing affordability Housing subsidies Community and economic development Inequality and mobility Kids in context