Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

March 2, 2017

Thursday’s Advocacy & Think Tank Roundup

By Robert Engelke

  • Looking Forward: Enterprise’s Policy Focus in 2017. Enterprise works with partners nationwide to build opportunity, to create and advocate for affordable homes in thriving communities linked to good schools, jobs, transit and health care and lend funds, finance development and manage and build affordable housing, while shaping new strategies, solutions and policy.
  • A new report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) finds a shortage of 7.4 million affordable and available homes for extremely low income (ELI) renter households, who are those with incomes at or below 30 percent of area median income.
  • Homeowner spending on remodeling is expected to see healthy growth through 2025, according to Demographic Change and the Remodeling Outlook, the latest biennial report in the Improving America’s Housing series released  by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
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