Section 8 vouchers are supposed to help low-income families reach better neighborhoods. But in cities like Houston and Dallas, the law gets in the way.
Use of eminent domain led to the destruction of a vibrant, ethnic neighborhood.
“If my being elected to the Crimson presidency as the first black woman affirms anyone’s sense of belonging at Harvard, then that will continue to affirm the work that I’m doing,” Kristine E. Guillaume said.
Research shows that partisans aren’t purposefully walling themselves off. There is no intentional “big sort.”
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition says the CRA has led to trillions of dollars in credit to communities that otherwise might be ignored by the banking sector.
“In general, we’ve been supportive of changing the assessment areas to account for today’s technology and banking system but we have not been in favor of allowing more banks to get more CRA credit,” Jesse Van Tol, chief executive of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, said in an interview.
In the southern part of Arlington County, more than half of the households rent, which means many families could be displaced, Jesse Van Tol, chief executive of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, told The Washington Post.
To defend Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg put capitalism before feminism—and democracy.
A toxic combination of slow wage growth and skyrocketing rents has put housing out of reach for a greater number of people.
The organizations urged the government to build upon CRA’s successes and to strengthen it, not weaken it.