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Policy Memo
The Supply-Side Tax Credit: A National Incentive to Reduce the Cost of Affordable Housing

…as a 30% reduction, rather than a dollar-for-dollar reduction in tax liability.  State-level support for a Supply-Side Tax Credit may be found in advocacy organizations in the affordable housing arena,…

02.23.24 | 4 min read
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Policy Memo
Harnessing Federal Programs to Improve Local Housing Permit Data

…have to provide additional funding.  Federal agencies (e.g., HUD), state governments, and nongovernmental organizations could use the data to better assess the efficacy of land-use regulatory reforms. Both government entities…

02.21.24 | 4 min read
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Policy Memo
Eliminating the Chassis Requirement to Free Manufactured Homes from Local Discrimination and Regulatory Dead Weight

…Association of Realtors, Manufactured Housing Institute, and other relevant organizations in the manufactured housing policy space.  Conduct outreach to stakeholder organizations to ensure positional alignment and efficient use of resources…

02.21.24 | 4 min read
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Policy Memo
A National Housing Policy Simulator: A Plan for Modeling Policy Changes to Spur New Housing Supply

…more academic/research organizations to scale the necessary mapping and economic modeling tools and acquire necessary financial datasets (e.g., county assessor data, home price information, construction cost estimates, vacancy rates, census…

02.20.24 | 3 min read
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Social Innovation
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Policy Memo
Building internal staff capacity would help HUD support pro-housing policies

…understand and increase housing production. Examples of stakeholders include staff in state, regional, and local housing/planning agencies; universities and research organizations; as well as nonprofit and for-profit housing developers. Because…

02.19.24 | 3 min read
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