Two bills recently introduced in the Senate that are designed to increase investor interest in affordable housing have the backing of housing advocates, and at least one of them is expected to garner bipartisan support in Congress.

The Section 8 Voucher Reform Act of 2008 was introduced by Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., on Monday and the Affordable Housing Investment Act of 2008 was introduced by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., on Feb. 25.

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