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Affordable housing is in crisis, primarily because of the gap between cost of construction and the ultimate value of income property - which must be a factor of a tenants ability to pay. Since the 1940's Government has tried countless programs to address the resulting social problem, from a failed public housing policy, to subsidies and now ... low income housing tax credits available to developers.
Also see : Affordable Housing | Cost vs. Value | Government Programs | Low Income Housing Tax Credits | LIHTC-FAQs | Housing Definitions | HUD Help | HUD Home Program
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