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Thinking Collectively

In Boston, labor and community groups are using their shared values to collaborate and win victories

4 Ways a President Clinton Could Help Cities Thrive in Her...

This post is part of a Shelterforce series called Letters to the Next President. ...

Washington Post Misses the Point on Inclusionary Zoning

Earlier this week, The Washington Post featured an article by Jeffrey O’Connell headlined, “DC affordable housing policy has put up a goose egg.” ...

Season of Change

At the apex of the civil rights and social justice movements, a new type of organization, the community development corporation (CDC), was created. CDCs...

1975 Was a Good Year

We're not the only 36-year-old in town. Here is a small sampling of other 36th birthdays taking place this year:

The Effects of NIMBY and How to Overcome Them

This is Part 4 in a series on NIMBY and affordable housing. To catch up on the rest of...

Urban Neglect: George W. Bush and the Cities

On April 29, 2002, the tenth anniversary of the now infamous Los Angeles riots, George W. Bush spoke at a church-sponsored community development center...

Planning Beyond the Project

Neighborhood planning allows CDCs to move beyond housing development and become community catalysts.

Remaking HUD

Shaun Donovan, President-elect Barack Obama’s pick to head HUD, appears to be an indication that this could be the urban policy president we’ve been...

Best of Both Worlds

Permanent affordability and asset building might seem at first blush to be contradictory goals for a low-income homeownership program, but new research says in fact they can be achieved together.

“More Than the Sum of Our Property Values”

How can power over land be used in such a way that people who are at a political disadvantage—who are poor, members of racial, ethnic or religious minorities, very young or very old, or have a disability—benefit? How about those who cannot speak for themselves, like trees or rivers?

Community Development and Hot Markets

At the People and Places Conference earlier this month, we organized a mini-track around “Community Control and Hot Markets.”...

$4 a Gallon Gas Changed (Nearly) Everything!

This contribution arrived via time capsule from Aug. 28, 2020: Looking back, the signs should have been obvious: After decades of decline, city populations stabilized...

The Fight to Save Section 8

In April 2004, when the Bush Administration launched a major assault on the program that helps Marion Brady pay her rent, she sprang into...

No Time for Timidity

Advocates for shared equity homeownership have been talking for years about “going to scale.” Many people have been working diligently to assemble the prerequisites...

Lawn Sign Liberalism

If you live anywhere with a substantial resistance to the current administration's attacks on immigrants, you may have seen these lawn/window signs–they say, in...

Integration as a Means of Combating Inequality

A review of books that delve into the harmful and far-reaching effects of racial segregation and solutions that integration measures can provide.

Reconnecting with America

EYES RIGHT!: Reflections on the November 8th Elections In the 1992 campaign, Bill Clinton preached: "The rich get the gold mine and middle-class gets the...

A New Way to Diffuse NIMBYism?

Proposals for affordable housing developments elicit predictable opposition, summed up in the familiar acronym,  NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard—is...

Gentrification with a Twist

It’s a familiar story, at least on the surface: A neighborhood in decline is “discovered” by people with money, who snap up beautiful but...