30 Issues in 30 Days: Affordable Housing

Sarah Ludwig, co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP), talks about the scope of foreclosures in low income areas of New York City.

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Howard Husock, vice president for policy research at the Manhattan Institute and Ellen Seidman, New America Foundation’s Director of Financial Services Policy and Asset Building Program, discuss the federal government’s role in providing affordable housing and promoting home ownership.

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Shaun Donovan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), works to expand affordable housing in New York.