The Role of Affordable Housing in Creating Jobs and Stimulating Local Economic Development: A Review of the Literature

This report summarized findings from recent research on the ways in which affordable housing creates jobs and spurs local economic development.  In what is currently a bleak economic and fiscal picture for many states and localities, these publications provide insight into the different ways in which the construction, rehabilitation, and operation of affordable housing contribute to job creation and increased tax revenue for localities.

This article was published by National Housing Conference (NHC).