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 a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) holder. We discussed HOME's mobility program, housing mobility in Richmond, as well as the … [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-NHT Program Review. By Peter Kye, Michael Mouton, and Megan Haberle. Synopsis: More must be done to create affordable housing in well-resourced 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 … [Read more...] about Developing Opportunity: Innovative Models for Strategic Housing Acquisition (Peter Kye, Michael Mouton & Megan Haberle, October 2018)
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)
Fair housing, Carson-style: Now that we have seen both of the "Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking" for revision of the 2013 Disparate Impact rule and the 2015 AFFH rule, it is becoming clear that this administration is seeking to severely diminish the Fair Housing Act's core anti-segregation purpose, creating a weakened version of the 1968 law that ignores the aspirations … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (August 30, 2018): The Sesquicentennial of the 14th Amendment; and more dark clouds at HUD