Report on Need for Affordable Housing

There is a significant gap between the need for and the supply of affordable housing in the United States. The size of the gap can probably best be summarized by the dramatic fact that “more than a third of U.S. households live in housing that exceeds their means.” 1 In addition to the financial burdens this gap places on families and communities, numerous studies have found direct links between affordable housing and positive health, education, economic and other outcomes.

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Source

The Mortgage Bankers Association

 

Teaser/Summary
From The Mortgage Bankers Association