You Don’t Have to Live Here: Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring and 10 Things We Can Do About It

By Tiffany Manuel , Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. and Nat Kendall-Taylor, FrameWorks Institute

Published: 2016

There is a general difficulty among the public to see housing as an issue that requires greater attention from policymakers, and people struggle to see the connection between housing, equity, and inclusive communities. To the extent that public support is necessary to enact policies and establish programs that promote equity and inclusion, advocates face an uphill battle.

In this paper, we lay out the challenges that advocates face and use new research conducted by the FrameWorks Institute to put forward evidence-based messaging  recommendations that can be used to advance a strong affordable housing and community development agenda.

To read the report, click here. 

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