In August 2018, representatives from PRRAC journeyed to Richmond to sit down with Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc's (HOME) housing mobility specialists Brandi Payne and Toni Jackson, landlord liaison Valerie Barracato, as well as Housing Choice Voucher holder Myshanniece Tabron. We discussed HOME's mobility program, housing mobility in Richmond, as well as … [Read more...] about Field Highlight: Housing Mobility in Richmond with HOME of Virginia, Inc
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Annotated Agenda See Photo Slideshow On October 16-17, 2018, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), MobilityWorks, and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) hosted the 7th National Housing Mobility Conference. People from across the country, including public housing authority officials, researchers, and nonprofit leaders gathered to … [Read more...] about The 7th National Conference on Housing Mobility
A PRRAC and NHT Program Review. By Peter Kye, Michael Mouton, and Megan Haberle. More must be done to create affordable housing in good neighborhoods and provide real housing choice to low-income families. To address these issues, innovative models of housing acquisition are beginning to emerge, with a focus on creating new access to high-opportunity neighborhoods for … [Read more...] about Developing Opportunity: Innovative Models for Strategic Housing Acquisition
Post-Ruling Defendants’ opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Amend the Judgment and for Leave to Amend the Complaint (October 2018) Plaintiffs’ reply brief (October 2018) Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend the Judgment and for Leave to Amend the Complaint (September 2018) Second Amended Complaint (September 2018) Ruling Opinion (U.S. District Court of the District … [Read more...] about National Fair Housing Alliance et al v. Carson (2018)
By Mattie Quinn, Governing Magazine Washington state is the latest jurisdiction to pass a law to protect low-income renters from housing discrimination. House Bill 2578, which will go into effect at the end of September, makes it illegal for landlords to reject applicants based on their use of public assistance, including Section 8, Social Security or veterans benefits. … [Read more...] about ‘Section 8 Need Not Apply’: States and Cities Outlaw Housing Discrimination (Governing Magazine)