This time on Housing Brass Tacks: Where does the money come from, and what’s it used for? Mark Willis, the Senior Policy Fellow at NYU’s Furman Center, takes us through the structure of affordable housing finance.
In last week's Housing Brass Tacks discussion, Hunter College scholar Matthew Lasner laid out the history of the fight to make housing affordable: from zoning codes to co-ops, it's always been hard-won.
In our first discussion Holly Leicht, former Regional Administrator for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, got down to the nuts and bolts of what HUD does. Here's a little of what we learned.