Housing Virginia Insights: Policy Research Briefs

Here you can find a series of research briefs on Housing Virginia’s programs and policy research.



The Economic Impact of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program in Virginia

The economic Impact of housing development is now well understood or appreciated. The reality is that new housing construction and renovation are job creators and generate significant economic benefits for our communities. Housing Virginia has been studying this connection and gathering data on the economic impact of housing, specifically the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.



The Impact of Energy Efficient Design and Construction on LIHTC Housing in Virginia

In February 2015, Housing Virginia released a study conducted in partnership with the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech that explores the impact of energy efficient design and construction on affordable multifamily rental housing in Virginia.



Overcoming NIMBYism: New Tools for Positive Community Engagement

Housing Virginia has launched a comprehensive training series that aims to assist affordable housing providers, local government, and advocates with their efforts in overcoming public opposition to their projects and policies.