affordable housing

For Many Marylanders, Prosperity is Still Out of Reach

August 28, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Marylanders overall tend to fare better financially than the average American, according to the latest Prosperity Now Scorecard. However, even read more

Maryland Families Would Lose Access to Affordable Housing Under Trump’s Budget

June 16, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
President Trump’s budget proposal includes significant, damaging cuts to housing and community development programs. These programs help seniors, veterans, individuals read more

Renter’s Tax Credit Fix Would Help More Marylanders Afford Housing

March 7, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in Support of Senate Bill 769 Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee In 2015, more than read more

Renter’s Tax Credit Fix Would Help More Marylanders Afford Housing

February 16, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in Support of House Bill 338 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee In 2015, more than read more

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
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