Racial Diversity in Community Development Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion on the Field’s Past, and...
Several national organizations in the community development field have experienced transitions from white leadership to people of color.
Earlier this year, the City of Minneapolis broke ground on a $50 million overhaul of Nicollet Mall, a 12-block centerpiece of its downtown. Like...
Including rent and utility payments in credit reports and scoring models can increase credit scores, and reduce racial disparities in credit scores.
Neighborhoods of color are often more dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists, but they are also often left behind when local officials redesign streets to make them safer. How can we change this?
Organizing in AAPI communities has challenges, but their location and composition make them key in the fight against gentrification. Here's why.
As long as there’s a shortage of transit-rich, walkable neighborhoods, piecemeal solutions to address affordability issues won’t be enough.
These writings suggest that careful reform of CRA regulations can build upon the progress in lending and investing if the reforms are incremental instead of “transformational."
Despite the near silence about the housing crisis during the last five Democratic debates, several frontrunners have proposed serious housing legislation. But will the plans actually address the crisis? We talk with several housing groups to get their take.
There is a strong desire for homeownership among Native households, but a set of obstacles specific to Native lands are getting in the way.
Transportation is the second largest direct expenditure for American households, after housing. Of course transportation costs vary widely based on where you live, how...
Community preference policies have been challenged by those inside and outside of government who fail to see or value the anti-displacement benefits of the policy.
How do you describe the people you work for and with, or the neighborhoods you work in? Do you use primarily “deficit-based” language like...
Sustained resistance to gentrification and displacement requires more than antagonism. It requires a community organized around an open, positive alternative vision that has both big ambitions and achievable, intermediary steps.