Robert Dietz

New Study Highlights Benefits of the Affordable Housing Credit

A new study of California affordable housing developments provides important findings concerning the role and benefits of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). The affordable housing credit ensures a supply of equity financing for the development of needed rental housing. The report was prepared for the California Department of Housing and Community Development, the California…

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The Geography of Stay-at-Home Moms

Professionals in the housing industry know that demography and housing are closely related. The total number of households and their respective forms are fundamental drivers of housing demand. With this in mind, we thought it would be interesting to take a quick look at the geographic distribution of stay-at-home moms. Few issues in American life seem to…

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Homebuyer Tax Credit Statistics

The homebuyer tax credit program is in the past for the housing industry. But we can begin to take a look back at the impact of the program using Internal Revenue Service data from 2009 to map where the tax credit was claimed by homebuyers. As with the energy efficiency tax credits, the use of the homebuyer tax credit…

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