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ERIC Number: ED315470
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
At Risk of Loss: The Endangered Future of Low-Income Rental Housing Resources. Third Printing.
Clay, Phillip L.
This report explores the dimensions of the potential loss of low-rent housing, its causes, and the possible solutions. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2, "Housing the Poor: Trends and Issues," includes the following sections: (1) "Trends in the Incidence of Poverty"; and (2) "Trends in Low Rent Housing." Chapter 3, "The HUD Assisted Inventory and the Potential for Loss," includes the following sections: (1) "Property Disposition"; (2) "Expiration on Use Restriction"; (3) "Transfer of Physical Assets"; and (4) "Potential Loss of Public Housing Units." Chapter 4, "Potential Losses in the Nonsubsidized Stock," includes the following sections: (1) "The Changing Environment for Real Estate Finance"; (2) "New Realities in Real Estate Investment"; and (3) "Tax Reform Act of 1986." Chapter 5, "Decision-Making and Housing Loss: Alternative Scenarios," discusses issues faced by four types of properties, as follows: (1) "Case #1: Older Projects in Good Condition"; (2) "Case #2: Older Projects in Inner City Areas"; (3) "Case #3: Newer Projects in Appreciating Markets"; and (4) "Case #4: Private Unsubsidized Low Rent Housing Analysis." Finally, Chapter 6, "Policy Recommendations," offers action suggestions for each of the major players in the system under the following headings: (1) "The Role of the Federal Government"; (2) "The Role of State and Local Government"; (3) "The Role Community-Based Housing Organizations"; (4) "Roles for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation"; and (5) "Conclusions." Seven figures and seven tables are included. The following articles comprise the appendixes: (1) "Major Relevant Multifamily Housing Programs"; (2) "Mutual Housing: A Description of the Model"; (3) "Low Income Housing Tax Credit"; and (4) "Selected Cases in the Public Housing Demonstration Program." (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Tax Reform Act 1986