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Jun19

JCHS’ State of the Nation’s Housing 2018 Report Highlights Continued Affordability Challenges in the Rental Market

Today the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University released the State of the Nation’s Housing 2018, its annual assessment of the housing market, demographic trends and the housing challenges faced by U.S. households.
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Mar14

New Enterprise Research: Navigating Federal Transportation Policy to Promote eTOD

Federal transportation policies and programs can have a significant impact on the creation of local equitable transit-oriented development (eTOD), as we detail in our new report, Navigating Federal Transportation Policy. These policies and programs generally provide several funding and technical assistance opportunities that can support eTOD. Furthermore, a wide range of policies and incentives that do not explicitly address eTOD can support or detract from conditions that make such development possible.
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Sep20

Assessing the Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston’s Renters

As the Houston area begins its long road to recovery from the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, much of the focus has been on speeding relief to homeowners—immediate financial assistance to cover short-term housing needs, offering grants and loans and paying insurance claims to facilitate rebuilding, and providing mortgage relief to evacuees and owners of uninhabitable properties.
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