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Shelter Shorts

Jury Awards $3.2 Million in Lending Discrimination Case In the first jury trial in the United States dealing with mortgage lending discrimination, an individual was...

Holding Landlords Accountable

At first glance it would seem hopeless: hundreds of run-down rental properties that make cells in the City Jail look like luxury apartments. Vacant...

In This Issue

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to repeat a rite of citizenship – voting. For just about two decades, I've been stepping...

Shelter Shorts

ACORN Tenant Union Launched in Public Housing One of the worst legacies of the Reagan-Bush years is the state of the nation's public housing. While...

Pro-Integrative Housing

The Suburban Racial Dilemma: Housing and Neighborhoods, by W. Dennis Keating, 1994 Philadelphia: Temple University Press.  288 pp $49.95 cloth, $22.95 paper Reviewed by Donald...

NHI Activities

Things move fast around here. Carole Norris, National Housing Institute's newest board member, has just joined the National Congress of Community Economic Development as vice...

Washington News and Views

Community Reinvestment Act Reform Update In July, 1993, President Clinton requested that the four banking agencies begin a comprehensive review and overhaul of the regulation...

Turf Wars

Squatters, or homesteaders, in New York City renovate abandoned buildings - and then try to prevent eviction by the city.

Start Your Engines: The Housing Movement and the Motor Voter Law

The Motor Voter law, which associates voter registration with drivers licenses, can improve voter turnout and could have important ramifications for the housing movement.