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The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is one of the primary ways the federal government spurs the creation of affordable housing for lower income Americans, responsible for nearly 90% of
WASHINGTON, DC – Twelve organizations joined Up for Growth Action in supporting the pro-housing the YIMBY (Yes in My Backyard) Act, which was recently introduced by Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA)
The United States is in the midst of a major housing shortage and affordability crisis. Research from Up for Growth found that from 2005 – 2015, we fell 7.3 million
Housing decay, obsolescence, and widespread vacancy comes with a high cost – both economically and socially. Vacant homes and lots not only reduce property values for surrounding units, they also
WASHINGTON, DC – The introduction of the House version of the YIMBY Act highlighted Up for Growth Action’s Legislative Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill yesterday. Introduced by Rep. Denny Heck
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, introduced today by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers
In recent weeks, a flurry of housing legislation was introduced in both the House and the Senate. You can read our press releases on the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act,
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action applauds Oregon lawmakers for approving a first-in-the-nation policy to end exclusionary zoning and allow duplexes and other “middle housing” in areas currently restricted
WASHINGTON, DC – Up for Growth Action will deploy extensive research and policy expertise on housing solutions to assist President Donald Trump’s new White House Council to Eliminate Barriers to
Putting legislation behind pro-housing ideas Up for Growth Action has promoted since 2018, The Yes in My Backyard (“YIMBY”) Act would encourage communities to eliminate discriminatory land use policies and
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Brian Higgins (D-NY) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to create a new federal tax credit to spur investment in the revitalization of
Earlier this year, Oregon made housing headlines when House Speaker Tina Kotek introduced legislation that would end single-family-only zoning in the Portland metro area and in Oregon’s larger cities. HB