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What is Affordable Housing?


October 16, 2017
Monique McDaniels
Community, Family

Affordable housing means different things to different people.

There are so many variables that come into play when it comes to housing — from income, age, religion and gender to employment status, the type of housing, disability and geopolitics, to name a few — until it’s near impossible to pin down a definition.

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a list of criteria that may help an individual understand what Affordable Housing Development really means:

Learn More at U.S. HUD Affordable Housing Information

Any well-balanced community offers an opportunity for economic wealth for all citizens. It allows individuals to live within the economic parameters that are available to them at that time. It is the mission and goal of a non-profit developer to create those opportunities.

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” — Randy Pausch

 

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