Increase the Availability of Affordable Homes

Goal: Increase the Availability of Affordable Homes

Policies in this section are grouped into six categories, each reflecting a role that state and local governments can play to increase the availability of affordable homes. Select a category to view the policies and learn more.

 

Increase the supply of sites for the development of affordable homes.

Remove regulatory barriers that constrict the supply of housing available for working families.

Use the momentum of the marketplace to increase the supply of affordable homes.

Leverage additional financial resources to bring homes within reach of working families.

Preserve affordable homes as community resources now and into the future.

Help renters and homeowners make informed decisions and stay stably housed.

Photo credits (clockwise from upper left): Montecito Vista, Irvine CA — photo courtesy of ULI Development Case Studies; Mandela Gateway, Oakland CA — photo courtesy of BRIDGE Housing; 6 North Apartments, St. Louis MO — photo courtesy of ULI Development Case Studies; High Point, Seattle WA — photo courtesy of Seattle Housing Authority; Lorington Apartments, Chicago IL — photo courtesy of Valerie Denney Communications, photo credit: John Booz; Tsigo Bugeh, San Juan Pueblo tribal land — photo courtesy of ULI Development Case Studies

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