How do the aspiring presidential candidates compare in their approaches to fair and affordable housing? Which candidates explicitly address the legacy of racial segregation and community disinvestment in their platforms? See our latest policy review, "The Democratic Candidates' Positions on Fair and Affordable Housing," by Megan Haberle and LeGrand Northcutt. … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (July 30, 2019): The Democratic Candidates’ Positions on Fair and Affordable Housing
HUD's discriminatory proposed immigration rule: PRRAC joined a chorus of approximately 25,000 public comments on HUD's outrageous proposed "mixed-status" rule, which would force HUD-assisted families with undocumented members to choose between losing their housing subsidy or "evicting" their undocumented child or parent from the unit. We pointed out that the proposed rule … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (July 11, 2019): HUD’s anti-immigrant rule; busing and the candidates
The "state" of school integration: Last week, the National Coalition on School Diversity published an overview of school integration initiatives and challenges across the country, submitted by NCSD members. The report is organized by the four Department of Education-supported Equity Assistance Center regions - See The State of Integration 2018. Victory in Minneapolis: The … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (June 27, 2019): “State of integration” report; SOI protections expand; more on reparation
In the new Poverty & Race: Articles on immigrant integration in the U.S., housing mobility in Columbus, and spatial inequality in Los Angeles - read the new issue here. Housing mobility in the House Budget: In addition to substantial increases in funding for Housing Choice Vouchers and other HUD programs, the House Appropriations Committee 2020 budget bill would also … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (June 6, 2019): New P&R; housing mobility; DC housing plan
Immigrant integration: A new PRRAC report by Martha Bottia takes a different look at what is commonly known as "immigrant integration" - the inclusion of new immigrants in American society - and its relation to housing and school segregation of immigrant families. See Immigrant Integration and Immigrant Segregation: The Relationship Between School and Housing Segregation and … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (May 10, 2019): Immigrant integration report & Strength in Diversity Act!