affordable housing

Federal Housing Assistance is a Good Investment that Helps More than Tenants

August 11, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
With federal housing assistance today helping only one of four eligible families, it’s clear that increased investment in making sure read more

Expanding the Renter’s Tax Credit Would Provide Residents Relief From Rising Housing Costs

February 17, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 340 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee For nearly half of Maryland families, read more

High Rent Burden in Maryland Puts Families at Risk for Economic Ruin

April 6, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Just about half of Marylanders who rent are paying so much for a place to live that they’re in danger read more

Maryland rental housing—running hard to keep up

October 30, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
This post is written by guest blogger Ann Blyberg Maryland is one of the wealthiest states in the country, yet read more

Documentary Raises Four Big Issues About Poverty

May 14, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Last week, the Maryland Center on Economic Policy participated in a screening of the documentary “American Winter,” an evocative film read more

Statement in Support of SB 354 – Renter’s Tax Credit

February 19, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Expanding the Renter’s Tax Credit is an important first step toward providing relief to residents as housing costs continue to read more

State of Working Maryland 2013

February 11, 2014 by MDCEP
Executive Summary Amid the slow and uneven recovery from the Great Recession and the gridlock that has become the norm read more

Statement Regarding the Impact of Social Safety Net Programs on Poverty in Maryland

February 7, 2014 by MDCEP
Given before the House Appropriations and Senate Budget and Taxation Committees Poverty is Sixth Largest County, but Investments Make a read more