State of the Nation's Housing 2016, The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis, June 2015, Urban Land Institute
The Shrinking Supply of Affordable Housing, February 2012, National Low Income Housing Coalition
In 2010 there were 9.8 million extremely low income renter households in the Unites States and only 3 million rental homes affordable and available to these households. This shortage pf 6.8 million rental units means that only 30 rental homes are affordable and available for every 100 extremely low income renters. In Arizona, the numbers are even worse with only 20 rental homes affordable and available for every 100 extremely low income renters.
Out of Reach 2016, March 2016, National Low Income Housing Coalition
The Housing Wage is a familiar figure to housing advocates. Every year for more than 20 years, NLIHC releases Out of Reach, our report on the Housing Wage: the wage one must earn in order to afford a modest rental home in communities across the country. Advocates can use this information to show Members of Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials the great need for affordable housing and its impact on the daily lives of their constituents.
Affordable Housing is Nowhere to be Found for Millions, March 2015, National Low Income Housing Coalition
The Housing Wage is a familiar figure to housing advocates. Every year for more than 20 years, NLIHC releases Out of Reach, our report on the Housing Wage: the wage one must earn in order to afford a or the first time in decades, the federal government will invest funds in the creation of rental housing units explicitly targeted to extremely low income (ELI) households, those with incomes at or below 30% of area median income (AMI). This will be achieved with the implementation of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF). The NHTF was signed into law in 2008 but up until now, had not received funding. It will finally begin distributing funds to state agencies early in 2016. This investment in deeply affordable housing comes at a critical time, as this report will show.
Paycheck to Paycheck, September 2016, Center for Housing Policy
Wages and the Cost of Housing in America - When full-time wages are not sufficient to afford housing, the health and vitality of America's communities suffer. Unfortunately, renting or buying typical housing in many U.S. metro areas requires higher than median earnings for police officers, nurses, teachers, janitors, and other key roles that make our communities safe, healthy, and vibrant places to live. What's in a Paycheck to Paycheck?
The Tucson Metropolitan Housing Commission, September 2013, Tucson
The website contains current news, legislation and research about housing in Tucson, Pima County, Southern AZ and state-wide. It is intended to be used by public officials, researchers, housing developers, not-for-profits, housing organizations, citizens looking for housing that is affordable, and the general public.
Briefing Report 1: Affordable/Workforce Housing Recommendations and Barriers, August 2008, LISC Phoenix
Briefing Report #1 is a compendium of affordable/workforce housing recommendations, illumination of
Briefing Report 2: Recommendations on Local and Regional Trust Funds, April 2008, LISC Phoenix
In 1997, Pima County established a Housing Trust Fund to assist the County’s low-income residents purchase
Briefing Report 3: Case Studies for Transit Oriented Development, March 2009, LISC Phoenix
A short summary of the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) tools that are used by communities all across the country. Ten tools have been selected by the Center for Transit Oriented Development and Reconnecting America to represent the best and most relevant ideas for the Phoenix metropolitan areas in promoting TOD.
Homelessness in Arizona Annual Report 2014, December 2014, Arizona Department of Economic Security.
This year's report includes information on local and national research on homelessness and housing and is an important resource for all stakeholders striving to prevent and end homelessness in Arizona.
Housing Arizona, November 2008, 93rd Arizona Town Hall.
Participants of the 93rd Arizona Town Hall traveled from throughout the state to decide how best to meet Arizona's housing needs by considering the larger economic, social, political and historical contex.
The Task Force, consisting of professional from the private, public and non-profit sectors, including housing industry and economic development representatives, recommend mechanisms to provide greater housing opportunity throughout Arizona.
Smoke Free Housing: A Toolkit for Owners/Management Agents, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
This document is for property owners, landlords, and property managers who are interested in exploring a smoke-free policy for their multi-unit buildings.
Rural Data Portal, Housing Assistance Council
The Rural Data Portal provides over 350 indicators on social, economic and housing characteristics for rural communities in the United States.