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Thirty Years of HUD

HUD: Who Needs It?   During the Newark riots in the summer of 1967, the melee spilled over into Plainfield and other outlying areas. When the...

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and HMDA: Tools for Reinvestment, by Chris...

For the last twenty years, community activists across the country have organized residents to fight banks and thrifts that "redline": i.e., refuse to provide...

CRA Guerrilla Fighter, Bruce Marks

After a raucous Senate Banking Committee hearing exploring Fleet Financial Group's record on lending to minority communities, the Federal Reserve Board governors agreed to...

Mission-Based Management

Mission-Based Management – Leading Your Not-For-Profit into the 21st Century by Peter C. Brinckerhoff. (Alpine Guild, Inc., P.O. Box 4846-D, Dillon, CO 80435. 800-869-9559....

Battle Over 13th Street: Squatter Evictions on the Lower East Side

Many of the 13th Street residents have been there for over 10 years, putting in long hours and hard work to make the buildings habitable.

Quality vs. Quantity in Affordable Housing: The Great Production Debate Part...

In the first part of the debate, architect Charles Buki argues that quality design is important for low-income affordable housing.