A Little Louder
Episode 11: The Roundabout Way We Subsidize Affordable Housing
May 31, 2019 · 31 min
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The Low Income Housing Tax Credit program is helping to produce most of the new affordable housing in our country. But why is the IRS involved with creating affordable housing? And who gets left behind when this housing subsidy is not targeting the lowest-income people? In episode 11, John and Christina talk to Texas Housers analyst J.T. Harechmak about how tax credits work and the implications of a program often driven by business interests. 

Links to articles discussed: It's Nimby Time...Again by Texas Housers 

Program to Spur Low-Income Housing Keeps Cities Segregated by the New York Times 

Transcript for Episode 11

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