You Audit(or) Know: How Local Auditors’ Offices Can Shape Housing Decisions

Organizational Author The Urban Institute
Resource Author Katherine Fallon
Date Published 8/25/22
Resource Type Publication
Tags Housing Justice & Tenant Support

Resource Summary

County auditors’ offices can be particularly important for encouraging safe, affordable housing. Though specific tasks vary by county, the auditor’s office oversees financial records of all county officers and is responsible for administering the budget. This article provides examples of how local auditors’ offices can make innovative changes to promote affordable housing, particularly for cities struggling with high property tax burdens and affordable homeownership.

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