Affordable Housing Resources

Reports and Information

The State of the Nation’s Housing 2018 – Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University
Out of Reach 2018: The High Cost of Housing – National Low-Income Housing Coalition
The Gap 2018: A Shortage of Affordable Homes – National Low-Income Housing Coalition
How Housing Matters Research Briefs – MacArthur Foundation
Affordable Housing Resource Center – Novogradac & Company
Opportunity Zone Fund Directory – National Council of State Housing Agencies


LIHTC Interactive Study by County – CohnReznick
IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal – Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Database – U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development
Housing and Transportation Index – Center for Neighborhood Technology

Affordable Housing Fact Sheets

Illinois Federal Housing Assistance Facts – Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
LIHTC Impact in Illinois – ACTION Campaign
LIHTC State and District Fact Sheets – ACTION Campaign
How Does LIHTC Work? – ACTION Campaign

Advocacy Tools

LIHTC Advocacy Toolkit – ACTION Campaign
Piecing it Together: A Framing Playbook for Affordable Housing Advocates – Enterprise Community Partners

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