Ira Goldstein

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Ira Goldstein is president of Policy Solutions at Reinvestment Fund. He leads all research on housing, community, and economic development issues related to Reinvestment Fund’s organizational goals and mission. Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund, he served as the director of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the mid-Atlantic region at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Aerial view of brick three-story buildings in Philadelphia, in golden light, with a church tower in the distance. At top right, part of a big rainbow is visible

Appraisal Bias Is the Fair Housing Issue of the Day

Newly released data on home appraisal practices is a step forward in the fight against racially biased appraisals. There’s still a long way to go.


Proposed Changes to the Mortgage Interest Deduction: Some Simple Facts

The discourse around proposed changes to the federal tax system, especially between talk show pundits and economists and politicians—each with their own allegiances—is devoid of some simple, transparent facts. A […]