Housing & Land Use Policy

Housing & Land Use Policy Report Gains Attention

The Cedar Rapids Gazette covered a Public Policy Center study conducted by the Housing and Land Use Policy program on housing affordability in Iowa.  The article cites lead PPC researcher, Jerry Anthony, and other community leaders on Johnson County, Iowa leading in the percentage of households that are cost-burdened (spending over 30% of income on housing).  Some of the factors that contribute to Johnson County’s high housing costs include the proximity to the University of Iowa, and the high demand for h


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Housing & Land Use Policy

The Housing Policy Research provides timely research for policymakers and practitioners to improve policies, programs and outcomes in housing and community development.