We work with a broad array of partners to develop relevant and timely research that can add to conversations around affordable housing, financial inclusion, and economic mobility.

Influencing Policy

Our long-term work on the Community Advantage Program Study, in collaboration with Self-Help, the Ford Foundation, and RTI International and our book, Regaining the Dream, helped inform the development of Fannie Mae’s HomeReady program.

Read Some of Our Testimonies

Testimonies before the U.S. House and Senate and the North Carolina General Assembly have been one important way to get our research into public policy conversations.