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How Can Location Intelligence Help Identify Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

March 1, 2024 / Comments Off on How Can Location Intelligence Help Identify Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

The real estate adage “location, location, location” is as relevant today as it has ever been, encapsulating the essence of what makes a property valuable. Traditionally, the real estate market has leaned heavily on local knowledge to decipher urban patterns, historical trends, and the subtle distinctions between neighborhoods and their surrounding environments. This method, while […]

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Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

Cityscape, the publication platform of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research, has accepted a new paper co-authored in part by ESI Principal Richard Voith and former Associate Director Jing Liu. The paper examines the impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financed development on neighborhood house prices. […]

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The Economics of Housing Affordability

June 24, 2022 / Comments Off on The Economics of Housing Affordability

Housing is a crucial aspect of society. Unfortunately, the costs of housing can be so disproportionately high relative to income levels that people simply can’t comfortably afford it. Not only is housing affordability a concern in many US metropolitan areas, it is a concern across the globe. With the large number of individuals and families […]

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Effects of Concentrated LIHTC Developments on Surrounding House Prices

May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Effects of Concentrated LIHTC Developments on Surrounding House Prices

Econsult Solutions Principal Richard Voith recently published a paper in the Journal of Housing Economics examining the property value impacts of affordable housing developments financed by Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The LIHTC program is the U.S.’s largest funding source for affordable housing production, with an annual totaling of more than $8 billion. LIHTC developments […]

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Concentrated LIHTC Affordable Housing Increases Neighborhood Property Values, according to paper co-authored by ESI researchers

November 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Concentrated LIHTC Affordable Housing Increases Neighborhood Property Values, according to paper co-authored by ESI researchers

Principal and Founder Richard Voith along with Senior Analyst Jing Liu coauthored a paper named “Is More Affordable Housing Better? The Housing Price Effects of Concentrating LIHTC Developments in Los Angeles” and was presented at the Association for Public Policy and Management Research Conference on November 12.   This is one of the products of […]

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