Rethinking U.S. Rental Housing Policy

Source: Bruce Katz and Margery Austin Turner, Brookings Institution, Opportunity 08, April 24, 2008

From the summary:
Despite the fact that one-third of all Americans–representing 36 million households–live in rental housing, rental policy often takes a back seat to home-ownership policy in Washington. To ensure that low- and moderate-income Americans can afford rental housing, Bruce Katz says that the next president needs to help supplement incomes through tax credits, empower local governments to expand and preserve the supply of affordable housing and deal with the subprime mortgage crisis.

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