The Price Tag for Keeping 29 Million Families in Their Homes: $162 Billion

Urban Institute, Mar. 27, 2020–Karan Kaul, Laurie Goodman
We’ve quantified the cost of housing assistance for both renters and homeowners and laid out scenarios that range in cost from $40.5 to $162 billion. In the context of a $2 trillion legislative expenditure, this is a small amount that could go a long way toward stabilizing the housing market while allowing families to remain in their homes.