How much affordable housing does D.C. have? The city can’t say for sure – Curbed

August 20, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On August 17, 2018, Andrew Giambrone at Curbed quoted Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor:

“Tax data tell us how many units have some sort of tax subsidy (11,374, including the 7,000 owned by DC) but this includes government owned projects, projects with some affordability covenant, projects that receive tax preferences because of the income of the residents (such as projects built with Low Income Housing Tax Credits), and possibly some more. They may be affordable but they are unlikely to be in the market…”

The article also cited the D.C. Policy Center report “Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock“. Read more at Curbed.

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