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The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Community Health

In this op-ed, Anand Parekh and Caitlin Krutsick argue that research surrounding the federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) increasingly shows links between the program and positive health benefits for local communities. Under this program, the states are responsible for allocating tax credits for developers. The writers assert that this presents an opportunity for states to shape the program in ways that will benefit the health of local communities. Read more here.

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