Senators Schumer and Cantwell Call for Housing Credit Expansion

Senators Schumer and Cantwell Call for Housing Credit Expansion



Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) recently joined Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) at a rally calling for an expansion of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit to address our nation’s shortage of affordable housing. The event followed Senator Cantwell’s announcement last month of her intention to introduce legislation to expand the LIHTC by 50 percent. Senator Cantwell’s proposal would increase Housing Credit allocation authority by 50 percent, financing the development or preservation of approximately 400,000 additional affordable apartments nationwide over the next 10 years.

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