Perspectives is HDJ’s blog that focuses on our clients, not your typical A/E firm’s bragging room. We aim to provide information that is valuable and relevant to our client’s needs.

While creating new affordable units is critical in addressing the crisis of housing affordability in the United States, preserving existing affordable units must not be overlooked. A property’s affordability does not exist in perpetuity. Whether via a HAP contract or the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) affordability restrictions, buildings are often subject to only 15- or 30-year periods of affordability.