Advocating for safe, affordable housing for all Americans.

Our government’s one-size-fits-all approach to housing reduces Americans’ freedom to choose where and how they live. Through common-sense policy that addresses the core of the problem, we can ensure better housing solutions.

But we can do better. Our scholarship points the way to a more prosperous future.

Report

Homelessness in America

The homelessness problem in some large American cities is continuing to grow even though it appears to be mitigating in other parts of the country and nationally. What can we do about it?

The Center for Urban Renewal and Education is a policy and research center that seeks free-market solutions to provide education, employment, healthcare, and the opportunity for black families to grow and their communities to flourish.

Fact

71% of low-income Americans spend more than 50% of their income on rent and utilities.

Source: National Low Income Housing Coalition, “The Gap Report,” 2020

Fact

America’s churches and faith communities are an untapped resource for affordable housing capable of building thousands of homes.

Source: American Journal of Public Health

Fact

Only 53% of families “rapidly rehoused” between 2009 and 2012 remained housed after rental assistance ended.

Source: Homestretch

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