A Diverse Array of Program Options Available on the State Level
Statewide programs that address housing affordability and provide for dedicated revenue streams from comprehensive and broad-based sources provide perhaps the best opportunity of all for reliable and responsible funding. Statewide programs include a diverse array of programs and funding such as state income tax breaks for businesses that institute Employee Assisted Housing to Affordable Housing Trust Funds. State legislatures have arguably the best resources and, are in many ways, the most appropriate entity to address this issue properly. Specific resources on statewide programs include:
NAHB-generated chart on states that have authorized the use of a transfer tax on property to fund affordable housing initiatives.
NAHB-generated chart on states that maintain an affordable housing trust fund and dedicated revenue sources.