5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

  Many republicans support affordable housing but there is a good portion of them that do not.  Here are some of the reasons Republicans should support affordable housing. Construction Jobs: Republicans are often looking for ways to boost the economy and stimulate jobs.  One of the greatest indicators of a healthy economy is how many… Read More 5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

6 Reasons Why Cities Need to Public Partner with Public Housing Authorities for Development

Many cities face challenges as they seek to increase their tax base, population density, or affordable housing stock through new development. Multiple strategies exist for addressing this desire: courting developers using incentives, perpetuating suburban sprawl through pioneering new green fields, hyping city dwellers’ quality of life in order to attract a large employer that will… Read More 6 Reasons Why Cities Need to Public Partner with Public Housing Authorities for Development

5 of the Largest Public Housing Properties in the USA

  It is always interesting to look at large scale housing sites to see how they perform and where improvements in the future could be made.  Today, we examine the 5 largest properties in the USA. Queensbridge Housing-  New York Housing Authority- Located in Long Island City, Queens, is now North America’s largest housing project… Read More 5 of the Largest Public Housing Properties in the USA

Phoenix and the State of Arizona are Severely Under-Resourced for Affordable Housing

  I was writing an article this week and putting together some stats for a presentation when it became alarmingly clear that the State of Arizona and the City of Phoenix have some of the lowest levels of federal affordable housing in the USA.  For the size of Phoenix and the population within the state,… Read More Phoenix and the State of Arizona are Severely Under-Resourced for Affordable Housing

The 6 Largest Cities in the USA and a Count of Their Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Units

  Apparently the size of your city has nothing to do with how affordable housing the federal government issues.  While New York and Chicago seem to be somewhat reasonable, Phoenix has less affordable housing then the city of Cleveland or Baltimore.  I wonder if Toledo, Ohio might have more than Phoenix. New York-  Population- 8,550,000… Read More The 6 Largest Cities in the USA and a Count of Their Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Units