mixed income housing
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.
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Even those who praise the tax credit program and what it has accomplished are concerned that there are so few sizeable alternatives to it.
A Trump-era policy that actually helped poor people could be dismantled by the IRS.
An introduction to a new series of essays on mixed income communities that will comprise the fifth volume in the San Francisco Fed’s ‘What Works’ series.
Practical lessons from long time community builders on promoting integration and interaction among residents of mixed income communities.
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?
An interview with Ryan Cooper, co-author of the report (with Peter Gowan), Social Housing in the United States, about current approaches to government intervention in the rental market, the politics of home ownership, why public housing needs to be mixed-income, and envisioning a society that provides adequate, affordable housing to all of its citizens.
In some newly created mixed-income, mixed-race communities, we are witnessing “diversity segregation,” where people of different backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and incomes live next to one another but not alongside one another.
A focus on housing connected to education and wellness will be needed to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
Building when you could buy is inefficient—and contributes to economic segregation.
A single development with an intentional income mix involves very specific challenges—both in its design and its management.
Do we need more mixed-income housing? Why or why not? The following data and observations were collected via a survey we conducted from late January through mid-February, distributed via Shelterforce Weekly and social media.
The HOPE SF program is aiming to explicitly avoid many of the problems mixed-income public housing redevelopments have faced, to create a truly inclusive process.