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Arguments Why Public Housing Authorities Should Merge?

Are there too many PHAs?  I am not postulating but simply asking a question.  There are around 3500 public housing authorities throughout the United States administering  around 3.2 million affordable housing units mainly through public housing and housing choice voucher programs.  The majority of these housing authorities are extremely small.   In some states there... Continue Reading →

Social Housing in Taiwan: A Quick Synopsis

I must give credit for this article to Yi-Ling Chen who is an associate professor of Geography and Planning at the University of Wyoming.  I met her at the International Social Housing Conference where she gave a nice presentation.  I am going quickly give an overview. In 2015, social or affordable housing only made up less... Continue Reading →

3 Housing Authorities with Time Limits

This is a very controversial subject within the public housing world.   When it comes to time limits in federally subsided housing programs, there are many on both sides of the argument.   This blog is meant to simply introduce a few of the housing authorities that went down this road and their reasoning for... Continue Reading →

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