Low-income families using federal housing vouchers remain concentrated in high-poverty, racially segregated neighborhoods with little opportunity — even when affordable apartments are available in higher-income neighborhoods.
What I learned from talking to more than 70 of my peers — and trying to buy a house.
Elizabeth Anderson thinks we’ve misunderstood the basis of a free and fair society.
Wall Street firms drove up housing and rent prices while depressing homeownership rates after the financial crisis, according to a new study of economic data.
NCRC has pushed banks to provide $84 billion in lending and philanthropy for low-to-moderate-income communities and communities of color.
The senator’s American Housing and Economic Mobility Act contains a provision that appears to address historic redlining policies. Just don’t call it “reparations,” experts say.
Redistribution is important, but it comes too late.
As the shutdown drags on, it’s jeopardizing the welfare of those who live in HUD-subsidized housing, including low-income families and the elderly.
“We are already seeing an unusual level of discord among the regulators,” said Jesse Van Tol, chief executive of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, a fair-lending advocacy group. “I think there is a significant risk that the whole effort will backfire, unless a more careful and consensus-driven approach is taken.”
The student loan ombudsman at CFPB has resigned, saying the agency’s leaders have chosen to serve powerful financial companies instead of consumers.