The statewide program connects elderly residents with community-based services and saves money in urban areas by reducing emergency room and specialist visits.
Gentrification is not just physical displacement; it’s cultural appropriation across entire neighborhoods. Artists have an obligation not to participate.
Anchor institutions are beginning to realize that they face similar challenges and, by joining forces, can accomplish goals that once seemed out of reach.
The Regional Affordable & Fair Housing Roundtable pulled off something that has often been elusive—building enough trust between fair housing advocates and place-based community developers to lead to their signing on to a joint agenda.
A group of 10 St. Louis organizations joined together to encourage mayoral candidates to address racial equity and make it a focal point in an election.
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HUD changes inspection policy, Minimum wage, Statewide rent control in Oregon, Airbnb's effect, more.
The notion that people amassed land, homes, and wealth solely by hard effort is misleading at best.
There is widespread understanding about the vast differences in life outcomes that statistically come with different neighborhoods.
Being priced out of appreciating neighborhoods is not the housing affordability problem most Americans face. But they are facing one.
The relationship between pro-building “Yes in My Back Yard” activists, longtime housing advocates, and anti-displacement organizers varies across the country, but has often been fraught with difficulties. Is there a way forward?
A common narrative being promoted about why there is a housing crisis ignores history and serves to assuage new residents’ guilty feelings. But we can craft a new narrative together.
Two organizations are quietly furthering income integration in higher-income Chicago neighborhoods without new development.
There isn’t a tax credit program available to spur investment in single-family residential neighborhoods, but an alliance of national real estate, housing, community development, lending, and construction organizations is working to change that.