Eva Wingren

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Eva Wingren is a Baltimore Corps Fellow working with the Baltimore Community Foundation.
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If We Want the Arts in Baltimore, We Need Its Artists

Artists have left their mark on Station North and paved the way for an arts district, but the organically-developed communal live/work spaces that play such a vital role in helping make Baltimore an arts mecca are an endangered species.

Gentrification Was the Killer in Oakland Fire

It’s usually hard to distinguish a victim of gentrification. Many people have a story of getting priced out of their neighborhoods, of being...

Does Screening for Eviction Records Violate the Fair Housing Act?

We tend to think of the Fair Housing Act as covering access to housing—getting “into” housing. But it also applies to staying in...

New Data on True Cost of Voucher Administration

HUD is trying to get better data on the true cost of administering the Housing Choice Voucher program, but...

Harnessing Immigrant Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth

Last week’s release of Bread for the World’s new paper on immigrant small businesses was marked by racial tension...

2012’s Top 5 Wins for Affordable Housing

From the proposed short-funding of Project Based Section 8 to the fiscal cliff, it’s been a scary year for affordable housing. There were some...