Quality housing for renters and homeowners is becoming scarcer and more expensive in Tennessee. Hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans spend more than a third of their income on housing.
Developed in partnership with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, this policy brief addresses the housing affordability crisis in our state and provides a comprehensive look at how unstable and unaffordable housing impacts other outcomes, such as health and education.
The brief also highlights solutions other states have implemented to improve housing affordability, providing a roadmap of possible next steps for Tennessee policymakers. (2018)