President Trump is proposing a new policy that would require all disabled people applying for benefits to be monitored on social media to ensure they are not making any fraudulent claims. If they are seen doing physical activities, they could be denied benefits.
In a nonbinding referendum, undergraduates at Georgetown University voted to raise their tuition by $27.20 per student per semester in order to benefit descendants of the 272 enslaved Africans that the Jesuits who ran the school sold in 1838.
Following the recession in 2008, rural areas have seen a decline in affordable rental units and an ongoing decline in government financial support. With mortgage financing loans maturing, rural residents are expecting to face difficulties paying their rent.
A report released by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition addressed some negative impacts of gentrification, such as displacement. In Washington, D.C., — the city with the highest intensity of gentrification — local residents have been combating cultural displacement in a cell-phone store that stopped playing Go-Go music due to complaints from new residents.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition has shown that the Community Reinvestment Act has resulted in approximately $980 billion in community investment since 1996.
During the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Just Economy Conference, keynote speaker Lael Brainard of the Federal Reserve expressed her vision for the future of the Community Reinvestment Act.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and other national organizations endorsed the American Housing and Mobility Act — which controlled the cost of renting or buying a home, reduced the cost of housing, provided assistance to those hurt by Federal housing policies, and provided nondiscriminatory policy practices for financial and housing institutions.
From 2000 to 2013, Baltimore experienced the fifth highest rate of gentrification in the United States, ranking behind bustling cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia, according to a new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), a nonprofit that tries to steer investment into underserved communities.
In light of the racist comments made by the Governor of Virginia, it revealed the racist roots of Virginia. Even 50 years after Congress passed the Fair Housing Act and banned these discriminatory practices, a massive study was released by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, which researched how redlined communities have or have not changed over the years.