Funding for affordable housing
This section of the website identifies a number of possible local options for generating revenue to fund the creation and preservation of dedicated affordable housing and the advantages of supplementing federal funding with local resources.
Selected local housing policies
Housing trust funds
Dedicated revenue sources
Linkage fees/affordable housing impact fees
Demolition taxes and condo conversion fees
General obligation bonds for affordable housing
Tax increment financing
Transfers of development rights
Support for employer-assisted housing programs
Increased use of MF private activity bonds to draw down 4 percent LIHTCs
State tax credits for affordable housing
Activation of housing finance agency reserves
See a list of external links related to funding for affordable housing
Video: Why is housing unaffordable?
Video: Multifamily financing 101
Video: How do you fill the gap in funding for affordable housing?
What is a local housing strategy and why is it important?
Explore external resources on funding for affordable housing