KPCC: How California is leading the way in affordable housing on tribal lands

KPCC: How California is leading the way in affordable housing on tribal lands
July 17, 2017 Peter

165565 fullThe Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, the country’s largest program for building and preserving affordable rental housing, was virtually inaccessible to California’s Native American tribes until a few years ago. “The way that affordable housing is built most effectively across the United States is by using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program,” said Elizabeth Glynn, CEO of Travois, a consulting firm that facilitates housing and economic development on reservations across the country. “California, unfortunately, has made it nearly impossible to access those credits.”

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