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Advocacy and Equity Planning's Influence on New York City's Housing Policy Landscape

As real estate development threatens to push out low-income New Yorkers from their homes, planners are scrambling to preserve or develop more affordable housing. Such policies as mandatory inclusionary zoning and community board preferences in housing lotteries have gained momentum over the last year. 1,075 more words

NAHRO Submits Comments on AFFH Rule Streamlining

Earlier this week, NAHRO responded to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s or the Department’s) request for comments on streamlining the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule by submitting… 257 more words

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My Friend Carol: How Relationships Dispel Stigmas

I never thought much about public housing until I met my mom’s friend Carol. My mom runs a convenience store inside one of the public housing buildings in my hometown. 525 more words


Elizabeth Warren Introduces Plan to Expand Affordable Housing and Dismantle Racist Zoning Practices

Originally published in The Intercept on September 28, 2018.

This week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act, one of the most far-reaching federal housing bills in decades. 1,251 more words

This CA HOA wants homeowner to evict his tenants

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities
Oceanside homeowner renting two 6-bedroom homes to a total of 12 Marines

The latest controversy brewing in HOA-ville comes to us from the Arrowood neighborhood in Oceanside, California. 1,494 more words

Maplewood Nuisance Ordinance

Maplewood an inner suburb of St. Louis has had a nuisance ordinance which has been challenged by the ACLU. In a settlement the city agreed to change the ordinance. 55 more words


Reyes v. Waples Mobile Home Park LP (P)

Based on statistical evidence that 64 percent of Virginia’s undocumented population is ethnically Latino, families suing a mobile-home park for requiring proof of legal immigration status sufficiently alleged that the policy had a disparate impact on Latinos. 44 more words