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A Proposal to Protect and Expand Affordable Housing Construction Using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
Ensuring that every American can afford a safe and decent dwelling is a stated policy goal of the United States federal government. Congress appropriates billions of dollars every year to provide housing vouchers to ...
Increasing Access to Affordable Housing by Expanding the Housing Choice Voucher Program
Providing decent and affordable housing for all Americans has been a major national policy area since the enactment of New Deal legislation in the 1930s and the formation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ...
Skid Row: Mitigating Los Angeles' Infamous Human Crisis
Emergency-level societal health risks are imminent for all of LA County as tens of thousands of its current residents are either housing-insecure or chronically homeless—a demographic which has increased by 28% in LA County ...
Passive Cooling Potential of a Suite of Retrofits for Older Los Angeles Housing with Significance for Policy
Four retrofits to older housing are examined: cool roofs, window overhangs, window films and shade trees. The potential of these measures to lower the temperature inside homes in Los Angeles is evaluated through literature ...