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Banks enjoy consumer and taxpayer-funded privileges, such as deposit insurance, and not too long ago, subsidized trillion-dollar bailouts. It’s not too much to insist that they invest a fair share of those dollars back into all of our communities.
Now that the 2017 election season has concluded, here is a recap of their outcomes, and where affordable housing policy could go in some cities.
The discourse around proposed changes to the federal tax system, especially between talk show pundits and economists and politicians—each with their own allegiances—is devoid of some simple, transparent facts. A […]
I recently had a revelation about the American approach to racial integration: We’ve been doing it all wrong, and it’s had disastrous effects on African Americans.
For the past two years I’ve worked as a housing lottery project manager for a small affordable housing developer and have found that, in spite of De Blasio’s bold initiative, the program often fails to efficiently and adequately serve the very people for which it has been designed.
A review of HUD’s Cityscape issue, which is devoted to reviews and studies of the Community Reinvestment Act at its 40th anniversary.
President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants. Over the course of its five-year history, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) […]
There have been a number of stories in the papers over the last two months that, from my perspective, are connected. Unfortunately, their common denominator is the demise of affordable housing caused by the malignant neglect of government at all levels.
This is a time that calls for us to start thinking a little less like an “industry” and more like a movement.
The power and process of boards that take control of a city or territory’s finances is becoming more generalized, although they affect local democracy, impose austerity measures without controls, and lack mechanisms to evaluate their efficiency.