YIMBYism, which stands for “Yes In My Backyard,” is a movement that advocates for increased housing development and affordability in cities. The goals of YIMBYism can vary depending on the […]

Methods for Affordable Housing

What innovative methods best lead to the development of units for occupancy by low to moderate income persons? Developing units for occupancy by low to moderate-income individuals requires innovative methods […]

Public Finance Programs

Rustbelt cities often face unique challenges when it comes to housing rehabilitation and new construction due to factors such as population decline, disinvestment, and aging infrastructure. However, several innovative policies […]

YMCA Housing Model

The YMCA, also known as the Young Men’s Christian Association, has a long history of providing housing services. The organization was founded in London, England, in 1844 by George Williams, […]

LIHTC Success Stories

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program has been instrumental in promoting the development of affordable housing across the United States. While it is challenging to identify the “best” examples […]

LIHTC Concerns

Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) are a federal program in the United States designed to encourage the development of affordable rental housing for low-income individuals and families. While LIHTCs […]

STL Affordable Housing

Links about affordable housing organizations in St. Louis: St. Louis city government Affordable Housing Commission The Affordable Housing Trust Fund Coalition New housing and mortgage fund for low-income neighborhoods in St. Louis

STL’s Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones are a tax incentive program established by the U.S. government to encourage investment in economically distressed areas. The program was created as part of the Tax Cuts and […]