By: Shaun Donovan, Former Secretary of the Department for Housing and Urban Development The Kerner Commission report was a remarkable leap forward in at least three ways. First, most importantly, it represented our government stating the unvarnished truth about race relations in our country. In response to three simple questions from President Johnson—What happened? … [Read more...] about Honoring the Promise
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A PRRAC program review. By Martha Galvez (2013). The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) provides funds for public housing authorities and other local entities to redevelop distressed public or assisted housing in some of the nation’s poorest neighborhoods. This brief examines one aspect of CNI: HUD and individual … [Read more...] about An Early Assessment of Off-Site Replacement Housing, Relocation Planning and Housing Mobility Counseling in HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative
A PRRAC policy report. By Megan Haberle, Ebony Gayles, and Philip Tegeler (2012). View the report as PDF... EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Even where affordable housing is available in high-opportunity communities, it may not truly be accessible to low-income and minority tenants without well-designed outreach and admissions practices. Communities rich in social … [Read more...] about Accessing Opportunity: Affirmative Marketing and Tenant Selection in the LIHTC and Other Housing Programs