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Housing quality and safety

LocalHousingSolutions.org includes guidance on policies and programs that communities can use to improve housing quality and safety for homeowners and renters.

Brief: Improving housing quality and safety

In high-cost cities, towns, and counties, lower-income individuals and families often need to make tradeoffs to find or keep housing they can afford. In some cases, these tradeoffs mean living in low-quality housing that may pose health and safety risks. When left unaddressed, quality and safety issues can pose serious threats to residents’ well-being, especially young children and older adults. This brief describes opportunities to improve housing quality and safety for homeowners and renters. Read the brief

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