CityLab: Elizabeth Warren’s housing crisis plan hints at reparations

CityLab, January 4, 2019: Elizabeth Warren’s housing crisis plan hints at reparations

On New Year’s Eve, Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that she plans to enter the 2020 race for the White House. She hinted as much several months back by releasing a slew of ambitious legislative proposals outlining her likely platform, including reform packages to retool capitalism and roll back corruption.One of those bills could put the nation’s housing affordability crisis center stage in the next presidential election. The American Housing and Economic Mobility Act, which Warren introduced in the Senate this fall, features detailed strategies for attacking the housing crisis from a number of angles.

Support for Warren’s bill has come from the National Low Income Housing CoalitionNational Community Reinvestment Coalition, and other organizations.

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