Can housing mobility pay for itself? We explored this question in a new report published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve, Leveraging the Power of Place: Using Pay for Success to Support Housing Mobility, written by Dan Rinzler (Low Income Investment Fund), Phil Tegeler (PRRAC), Mary Cunningham (Urban Institute), and Craig Pollack (Johns Hopkins). Best practices in … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (July 30, 2015): Social impact investment and housing mobility; 50 state survey of state LIHTC plans
Moving the needle: The Department of Education continues to take small but important steps toward embracing school diversity as a department-wide priority - most recently in its proposed priorities for charter school funding programs, which will add a school diversity priority to some of its future charter funding rounds, and which notes that "a critical component of serving … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 4, 2014): Moving the needle; implicit bias in the classroom
Attacks on fair housing in the U.S. House of Representatives If you have 20 minutes to spend contacting your Senators' offices this week on three important housing and civil rights issues, it will be time well spent: 1. By just one vote, the House passed an amendment to the HUD appropriations bill (proposed by Rep Aaron Schock, R-IL) that would prohibit rents for Section … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (June 12, 2014): No housing opportunity in the House?