Research and Additional Resources on Source of Income Discrimination (SOID)

Local

For more information about the impact of SOID in Charlotte, see the INLIVIAN Issue Brief:  Housing for Everyone— Addressing Barriers to Opportunity.

Recent SOID Ordinance Changes in Other Cities

SOID protections are being added to city ordinances across the country. Atlanta is the most recent example. On February 17th, Atlanta’s city council passed Measure 20-0-1155. Please read about it here: https://nlihc.org/resource/atlanta-city-council-approves-measure-prohibit-source-income-discrimination

Other Information Resources

A resource repository on recent SOID protection laws can be accessed via the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) website: https://www.prrac.org/pdf/AppendixB.pdf

A growing body of research exists which shows many benefits to local SOID protections. Please explore the following published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP):

https://www.huduser.gov/publications/pdf/Freeman_ImpactLaws_AssistedHousingRCR06.pdf

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/sites/default/files/pdf/ExecSumm-Landlord-Acceptance-of-Housing-Choice-Vouchers.pdf

https://www.cbpp.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/10-10-18hous.pdf