Housing Policy Ideas from the 2020 Presidential Candidate Platforms
Forthcoming in the ABA Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
27 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Date Written: March 3, 2020
This article reviews housing policies from presidential candidates in the 2020 election cycle. The article first evaluates common themes in the proposed housing policies, and then reviews specific policies in the areas of: fair housing; housing development funding; home buyer and renter assistance; landlord-tenant; zoning reform; addressing the legacy of redlining; housing vouchers; homelessness; fair lending; rural communities housing policies; tribal communities housing policies; climate resilience and housing policy; and existing public housing policy.
Keywords: landlord, tenant, fair housing, fair lending, housing, affordable housing, LIHTC, homeless, homelessness, renters, rent, homes, home buyers
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