The Crisis in America's Housing: Confronting Myths and Promoting a Balanced Housing Policy
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Rents; Homeownership; Household income
Coverage: United States
This report debunks three common myths about housing policies. Myth 1: Subsidized housing is unnecessary. Myth 2: Federal government housing subsidies go disproportionately to low-income renters in urban areas. Myth 3: Homeownership is the best housing option for everyone.