"Strengthen What's Working," a video from the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, explores the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit's (Housing Credit) role as America's primary tool for creating and preserving affordable rental homes -- and why it should be strengthened and expanded as a proven community and economic development tool.
Learn about Travis Street Plaza, a 192-unit affordable, service-enriched permanent housing community targeted to very low-income, homeless, and disabled veterans in Houston.
Video by Family Scholar House (FSH) featuring students: Kourtney Green (Bellarmine University, ’13); Jaydee Graham (University of Louisville, ’15); and, Telesa Madole (Spalding University, ’15). FSH provides affordable housing financed by the Housing Credit to single parents pursuing their college degrees.
The ripple effects of affordable housing include health and wellness, community economic development, and education.
Drawing on interviews with more than 20 Housing Credit stakeholders in Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio, including mayors, council members, developers and residents, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition's video highlights the growing affordable rental housing needs of families and seniors—and why the Housing Credit is an efficient, effective tool to help meet this need.
Learn more about the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and the benefits it produces for businesses and communities.