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Affordability

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Affordability, from most recent to least.

How Can Access to ADU Construction Be Expanded in DC?

How Can Access to ADU Construction Be Expanded in DC?

Nena Perry-Brown | August 14th 2019

As ADUs become more popular as an affordable housing option, leaders are sharing ideas about how to make their construction more accessible to... read »

More ADUs and More Awareness: Experts Weigh in On How To Add Housing West of Rock Creek Park

More ADUs and More Awareness: Experts Weigh in On How To Add Housing West of Rock Creek Park

Nena Perry-Brown | July 15th 2019

A panel of Urban Land Institute experts gave their recommendations for how DC can add housing west of Rock Creek Park. ... read »

0 to 100: The DC Area Zip Codes on Opposite Ends of the Affordability Spectrum

0 to 100: The DC Area Zip Codes on Opposite Ends of the Affordability Spectrum

Nena Perry-Brown | June 3rd 2019

A recent Trulia report highlights the zip codes on two ends of the home affordability spectrum. ... read »

Starter Homes in the DC Area Aren’t Necessarily Affordable

Starter Homes in the DC Area Aren’t Necessarily Affordable

Nena Perry-Brown | May 9th 2019

A Trulia report shows that, despite their reputation, starter homes in the DC area are not affordable for those who would buy them. ... read »

DC Area Teachers Can Only Afford One-Third of Homes For Sale

DC Area Teachers Can Only Afford One-Third of Homes For Sale

Nena Perry-Brown | May 2nd 2019

A new report by Trulia examines the affordability of housing for workers in some professions. ... read »

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Nena Perry-Brown | March 11th 2019

Three years after the idea of a community land trust was floated by the group behind the 11th Street Bridge Park, the trust could be making its... read »

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

Nena Perry-Brown | March 7th 2019

A recent analysis by the Urban Institute examines how affordable it is for renters in the DC area to buy a house. ... read »

Should Members of Congress Receive a Housing Stipend?

Should Members of Congress Receive a Housing Stipend?

Nena Perry-Brown | November 26th 2018

Between housing crises both nationwide and in the DC area, increased attention has been given to how to make it more affordable for regular people to... read »

Montgomery County’s  New Requirements For Moderately-Priced Units to Go Into Effect Soon

Montgomery County’s New Requirements For Moderately-Priced Units to Go Into Effect Soon

Nena Perry-Brown | September 17th 2018

As of October 31st, all new residential developments in areas with 150 percent of the county's median income must have a minimum of 15 percent... read »

The DC Area’s 9-Year Down Payment Wait

The DC Area’s 9-Year Down Payment Wait

Nena Perry-Brown | July 18th 2018

According to HotPads, it takes renters in the DC area 8 years and 11 months to save up for a 20 percent down payment. ... read »

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