ApartmentSmart.com has launch an online mapping tool that provides access to the site’s rental listings and is searchable by congressional district. The tool was produced in partnership with the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), a group that advocates for multifamily affordable housing. ApartmentSmart.com is the nation’s largest online affordable rental housing directory.
"In many cases, the congressional staffperson, who an advocate may be speaking with regarding affordable housing in the congressman’s district, may not have a good understanding of what sort of impact affordable housing has on his representative’s constituents. NAHMA Maps provides that Capitol Hill staffer a visual representation of just how many properties there are, where they are and what sort of funding program made them possible," said David Layfield, founder and CEO of ApartmentSmart.com, in a statement.
The data provided includes a summary of every major federal housing program, the number of properties funded by those programs, their locations, and the total number of units funded by those programs.
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