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Housing advocates in Washington, D.C., marshaled four strategies for achieving inclusionary-zoning policies designed to protect affordability in a rapidly gentrifying city.
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Spring 2007

DC Says Its Housing Is Affordable... Huh?

By Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce

The DC Office of Revenue recently crunched some numbers and declared its famously expensive housing market actually pretty affordable, if you look at affordability differently. Here's why their argument kind of makes sense... and kind of doesn't... More 

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With each update, Enterprise Green Communities Criteria becomes more holistic. This year's criteria includes... More

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We're all working more with immigrants to craft policies and programs that serve them. We need to know who they are... More

The Answer

Q: Are manufactured homes a bad form of affordable housing?

ANot any more!

Since 1976, manufactured homes have been built to a federal HUD code that ensures the same safety and quality standards as stick-built homes. In addition, many new manufactured homes are being built to high energy efficiency standards...

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