the gap

March 18, 2021

New Report Shows Severe Shortage of Affordable Homes, Especially in California and for Extremely Low-Income Renters, People of Color

(San Francisco Bay Area) A new report released today from the National Low Income Housing Coalition discusses the severe shortage of homes affordable to low-income households across the nation, highlighting a systemic national shortage of rental housing for extremely low-income households. The report also points to the racial disparities that exist among extremely low-income renters, a remnant of centuries of anti-black discrimination and other inequities that our Back and Brown neighbors continue to contend with today.  “Housing is the foundation…