Any individual who has recently been reading newspapers, listening to the radio or watching Television, could be forgiven for believing the answer to higher affordability is to deter foreign purchasers, tax empty apartments, and put an finish to unsavory actual estate agent practices like ‘shadow flipping and assignments’. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Kent State University (KSU) settled claims of discrimination below the Fair Housing Act (FHA) connected to the use of emotional support animals in university housing. Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness , reminded us of the recommendations from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission to increase the Low Earnings Housing Tax Credit, the Residence Investment Partnerships Program and make rental help offered to all in much more versatile types.
Of specific interest to me, in November of 2014, 1 in every single 848 housing units in Illinois was in a stage of foreclosure. My expectations had been basic ones such as acquiring experience in an region like municipal and state law relating to housing and housing problems, so functioning with the Institute for Housing Research and Metropolitan Mayors Caucus has been wonderful. The lack of affordable … READ MORE