A PRRAC report (March 2019). By Megan Haberle and Philip Tegeler (University of Richmond Law Review). Strong leadership will be needed to counter our country’s increasing trend of racial and economic separation. This essay has argued that the greatest potential for addressing housing and school segregation is at the state government level, where most of the interlocking … [Read more...] about Coordinated Action on School and Housing Integration: The Role of State Government
A PRRAC & CBPP report (January 2019). By Alicia Mazzara (CBPP) and Brian Knudsen (PRRAC). Large metro areas have enough rental units to enable a much greater share of families using vouchers to rent in low-poverty and high-opportunity areas. For example, the number of voucher affordable rentals in low-poverty neighborhoods alone exceeds the total number of … [Read more...] about Where Families With Children Use Housing Vouchers: A Comparative Look at the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas
A PRRAC report (November 2018). By Philip Tegeler and Micah Herskind. School and neighborhood segregation are recognized as pernicious and persistent problems across the United States, originally developed through intentional government policies, and perpetuated today by both public policy and private markets that have adapted to segregated systems of housing, education, and … [Read more...] about Coordination of Community Systems and Institutions to Promote Housing and School Integration
A PRRAC report (November 2018). By Megan Haberle and Heidi Kurniawan. In New York city, a handful of low-income communities and communities of color are home to the waste transfer stations and processing facilities that handle the vast majority of the city’s garbage. Diesel-burning trucks collect and export the waste, bringing with them noxious air pollution, unsafe streets, … [Read more...] about Strategies for Health Justice: Lessons from the Field
A PRRAC report (October 2018). By Andrea Juracek, Alison Bell, Nicole Rolfe, Philip Tegeler, Heidi Kurniawan and Micah Herskind. Assisted housing mobility is both a housing policy and a civil rights practice, giving low income families participating in our largest federal housing program – the Housing Choice Voucher program – a real choice to move to neighborhoods and … [Read more...] about Housing Mobility Programs in the U.S.