2016 Advocates’ Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

General Material
Published Date
April, 2016

The Advocates’ Guide is a reference for advocates and affordable housing providers seeking a quick and convenient way to understand affordable housing programs, policies, and regulations.

The 2016 Advocates’ Guide contains eleven chapters that cover such topics as an introduction to affordable housing, advocacy resources, rental housing programs for the lowest income households, community development resources, and programs and laws affecting low-income households. The Advocates’ Guide is a go-to resource for affordable housing and community development practitioners, advocates, and policymakers for detailed descriptions of every federal housing and community development program, as well as current challenges, opportunities, and practical strategies for addressing the shortfall in housing that is affordable and available to low income people and communities.