The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening. A new report, “Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide,” released by the Institute for Policy Studies and Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, takes stock of the problem and offers ten bold solutions.
We are concerned that the fundamental restructuring of the housing finance system will set in motion further limits on those who have access to the system today.
Join us Wednesday, March 27, at 2:00 pm (EST) on Facebook for a live discussion on our new report, “Shifting neighborhoods: Gentrification and cultural displacement in American cities.”
Investment in opportunity zones, the privatization of public housing, and a possible end to single-family zoning on the radar.
The bill, S. 3503, addresses discriminatory lending, affordable homeownership, modernization of the Community Reinvestment Act and relief for families still recovering from the Great Recession.
Mark Calabria is a bold pick for the position, and his nomination is sure to rattle housing advocates.
A cultural critic reflects on pictures of the feminist icon that show a rare moral courage.
By doing away with single-family zoning, the city takes on high rent, long commutes, and racism in real estate in one fell swoop.
Late last month, Ritchie J. Torres, a popular city councilman from the Bronx, introduced a bill that would forbid certain businesses in New York from refusing to accept cash.
A research paper published last month by economists at the Federal Reserve comes to a different conclusion: Millennials aren’t choosing to break economic traditions. Instead, we’re just broke.