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Housing Affordability for All

Together we can fix America’s housing crisis.

Housing Affordability for All

Almost half of American renter households pay more than 30% of their income on housing costs. Federal, state and local governments must work together to tackle the cost of housing in the United States.

Housing Affordability is a Crisis

Housing Affordability is a Crisis

A growing number of working Americans are struggling to find housing they can afford. It is a clear strain on families.

We need policies that address regressive zoning, density restrictions and other requirements that restrict the housing supply and increase costs.

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FACT #1

Today, more than 40 million Americans call an apartment home.(2019 American Community Survey) test

FACT #2

Most of the nation’s existing rent control laws were instituted as an emergency decree in response to the post-WWII economy.

FACT #3

55% of apartment renter households pay more than 30% of their income on housing.

FACT #4

We need to build an average of 328,000 new apartments per year at a variety of price points to keep up with demand.

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