School integration in the new Congress: The National Coalition on School Diversity is co-hosting a Hill briefing with the Century Foundation on April 9 - please consider joining us! See details and RSVP here, and you can also review NCSD's federal legislative agenda here. Analysis of Impediments for Washington, D.C. If you live in D.C., please stay tuned for opportunities … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (March 28, 2019): School integration in Congress; fair housing reflections
Housing Mobility Demonstration! In a small but important bipartisan victory for housing choice and integration, Congress approved a $28 million housing mobility competitive grants program in the 2019 HUD budget, which could fund more than a dozen housing mobility programs around the country, along with funds for additional Housing Choice Vouchers, and a research … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (February 21, 2019): Housing mobility – coming to a PHA near you?
Appendix B: PRRAC's ongoing compilation of "source of income discrimination laws," now encompassing over 60 state and local laws prohibiting housing discrimination against families who rely on Housing Choice Vouchers and other types of alternative income, has been updated to include a number of new local ordinances passed in 2018. See the new Appendix B here, and please let … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (January 31, 2019): Mapping preemption; expanding SOI protections
Housing Choice Voucher Concentration in the 50 largest metro areas: This newly released report, by Alicia Mazzara, Research Analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Brian Knudsen, Senior Research Associate at PRRAC, analyzes HCV concentration in metropolitan areas both in absolute terms, and in relation to the distribution of affordable rental units … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (January 3, 2019): New analysis of housing choice voucher concentration
Webinar on SOI discrimination: We are pleased to participate in this December 19 webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association, entitled "Your Money's No Good Here: Source of Income Discrimination in Housing." 1:00-3:00 pm, register here. Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society: We're not saying that this is the best and most definitive … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 13, 2018): SOI discrimination & final 2018 fair housing anniversary reading assignment!