The Network advocates a robust suite of affordable housing policies and programs at the state and local levels that:
State and local policy and funding for housing play a critical role in the creation and preservation of affordable housing, as well as the development of economically and socially inclusive communities. Some of the policy solutions that the Network promotes are:
Many states and communities have implemented some of these policy interventions, particularly inclusionary housing, land banking, and housing trust funds. The Network promotes the incorporation of permanent affordability into these frameworks, to preserve community assets and provide continued opportunities for low-income and minority households to own homes and build wealth.