What is equity? Can it be measured? How and when does the issue come up in housing, education, employment, public utilities, and more? How are community organizations, grant-making institutions, and policymakers working to advance equity?
Four disability advocates and experts explain what's needed to house Americans with disabilities and some of the work that's being done to get there.
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A survey of Cambridge, Massachusetts, residents found that residents of affordable units in inclusionary housing properties reported frequently experiencing bias, especially from management. Here’s how we can change that.
They’ve helped more than 100 New York City renters fight source-of-income discrimination and find housing. How did this partnership begin and what lessons can they offer others?
The president and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance talks with Shelterforce about new challenges in the affordable housing landscape, the role of AI in promoting fair housing, and powerful tools driving the fight for housing justice.
Tourist-dependent Clatsop County, population 41,000, has the highest rate of homelessness in Oregon. A project to convert a hotel into housing units for health care workers and the unhoused is a step in the right direction, leaders say.
The role of ‘heirs property’ in eroding Black families’ wealth
Because so many old buildings are hard to fully retrofit, new homes need to fill in the gap.
Four disability activists tell us what they needed to make their homes accessible, and how difficult it can be to find accessible housing.
Neighborhoods on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro face a multitude of challenges, including social and racial inequity, and a lack of public services. This organization is hoping to prove that solar energy can benefit neighborhoods, lower electric bills, and provide jobs.
A lack of internet access and charging stations makes it challenging for unhoused folks to maintain a working cellphone, posing a threat to their safety and ability to follow up with service providers or connect with employers.
Underinvested communities are at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and deploying funding. The Center for Community Investment is helping to change that.
Richard and Leah Rothstein talk about their new book, Just Action, inspired by readers of The Color of Law who asked what could be done about the enduring effects of a century of unconstitutional housing discrimination.
Asset caps on SSI and other benefits keep people with disabilities from building up emergency savings and financial security—or buying a home.