Source: HRW analysis. Comparative funding data for public housing and private sector subsidies from Congressional Research Service. Tax credit funding information from Joint Committee on Taxation. Inflation adjusted with BLS CPI-U inflation calculator.
Note: Public housing funding includes funding for demolitions and programs such as HOPE VI, which lead to a decrease in public housing units. Private sector rental assistance includes both project and tenant-based Section 8 programs, as well as rural housing programs operated by the US Department of Agriculture.