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Mar19

Coronavirus Poses Serious Risk to Almost 2.5 Million Low-Income Seniors in Subsidized Housing

While the nation focuses on the risk that the deadly coronavirus poses to seniors in nursing homes and cruise ships, there’s another population of extremely vulnerable people that have been largely ignored. Our nation’s subsidized housing is home to almost 2.5 million people age 62 and older with low incomes.
Blog Post
Mar18

Federal Tax Policy Priorities in Response to COVID-19

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) finances more than 90 percent of all affordable housing production and preservation, and the health of the program is critical for the housing stability of millions of low-income families. There are several simple federal actions that can provide timing relief and prevent projects from losing their tax credits due to COVID-19’s impact, some of which are statutory and others that are regulatory.
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Blog Post
Mar16

Taking Bold Action to Protect Tenants during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Over the last few days, state and local governments have taken unprecedented measures to protect their residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. Policy makers and elected officials have already proposed and even implemented dozens of measures that place temporary moratoria on evictions and ensure running water and utilities for residents.
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Blog Post
Mar13

Majority of House Cosponsors the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act

The majority of the House of Representatives has cosponsored the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, H.R.3077, with a total of 221 members signed on to the bipartisan legislation. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) would strengthen and expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit), our nation’s most successful tool for building and preserving affordable housing.
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Blog Post
Mar09

Detroit’s Preservation Partnership Highlights Need for Federal Support on Housing Affordability

The city of Detroit has announced a federally-funded Preservation Partnership with Enterprise and other local affordable housing non-profits. The partnership will seek to identify apartment buildings that have low rents and help them be redeveloped in a way that preserves the affordability and prevents displacement. Evelyn Zwiebach, Enterprise Detroit Director for State and Local Policy, urges all Presidential candidates to commit to robust federal funding for critical affordable housing programs.
Blog Post
Feb10

Enterprise, Ohio Lead Free Kids Coalition Host Event on Lead Poisoning Prevention

On February 5th, the Ohio Lead Free Coalition hosted a lunch and learn event designed to promote a dialogue about the intersection between lead poisoning prevention, public health, and housing quality. The event emphasized the importance of cross-sector advocacy to advance public policy, and was attended by over 100 individuals, including housing developers, affordable housing advocates, public health officials, child health advocates, resident organizations, state housing officials, state health officials, and elected officials including the Ohio House of Representatives, the Ohio Senate, and locally elected officials representing the Cleveland City Council, Columbus City Council, Cuyahoga County Council and other local jurisdictions throughout Ohio.
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