Housing reforms quietly approved by Gov. Rick Perry late last year were intended to address growing concerns over housing being concentrated in low-income, minority areas and over how the agency distributed subsidies. But the well-intended changes could mean fewer affordable housing developments in Texas cities.Full Story
The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation is a non-profit organization with legislative authority that oversees and advocates for affordable housing for the state's low-income population. The state oversees the TAHC, but the corporation is legally separate and self-sustaining.
According to the agency's Web site, "TSAHC was created by statute in 1994 as a self-sustaining non-profit organization to be ...
Use our interactive map to view the roughly 70 low-income housing projects that bypassed the state's point system and got board-approved for coveted tax credit subsidies over the last decade — subsidies worth a combined $660 million.