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!
Housing and schools: As part of our ongoing work to better connect housing and school integration efforts, we recently co-released a report with the National Education Association titled "Housing and Schools: The Importance of Engagement for Educators and Education Advocates." The report focuses on specific leverage points in state and local housing policy that educators and … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (April 18, 2019): NEA and PRRAC team up on housing and schools
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