Report Shows Reduction in Segregation in Texas’ LIHTC Developments

Report Shows Reduction in Segregation in Texas’ LIHTC Developments



Texas Low Income Housing Information Service recently released a report titled “Fair Housing and Balanced Choices: Did Texas Reduce Government-Funded Segregation?” The report looked at the effect of a 2013 change in LIHTC award criteria on the location of LIHTC developments in the state’s five largest metro areas. These areas include Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. The new race-neutral criteria resulted in properties located in areas with lower concentrations of racial minorities and higher opportunity.

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