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Fair Housing In America

Old Challenges Remain – New Challenges Arise The fair housing movement finds itself facing both old and new challenges almost 27 years after the passage...

No Vacancy! Moving to Opportunity in Baltimore’s suburbs

Moving to Opportunity, an integration program helping poor Black public housing residents move to the suburbs, created a white political backlash that limited the national program.

Insurance Redlining: Still Fact, Not Fiction

Twenty-five years ago, the National Advisory Panel on Insurance in Riot Affected Areas made this critical observation: "Insurance is essential to revitalize our cities. It...

Coalition of Lenders and Investors Help Create the Community Development Financial...

  When more than 500 hundred people met for the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Training Institute in Durham, NC, in late January, 1994, participants...

Organizing the South Bronx

IAF Challenges the South Bronx Organizing the South Bronx, by Jim Rooney. 1995. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 283 pages. $14.95. (paper) In...

Interview with Roberta Achtenberg, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal...

Roberta Achtenberg, former Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, came to Washington from San Francisco, where she had been an elected member...

Neighborhood Choice: A Way Out for Some

The same factors that created ghettos of race and poverty operated to maintain them, even when subsidy might have provided a way out.