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A Shared Future: The Interdependence of Housing and School Segregation

A Shared Future: The Interdependence of Housing and School Segregation

Author: Anurima Bhargava | July 06, 2018

This paper provides an overview of the ways in which "housing and education in America have long been inextricably and intricately linked."...

A Shared Future: The Social and Economic Value of Intentional Integration Programs in Oak Park, IL

A Shared Future: The Social and Economic Value of Intentional Integration Programs in Oak Park, IL

Author: J. Robert Breymaier | July 06, 2018

The paper is a detailed discussion of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, which since 1972 has been working ensure that there is "meaningful and lasting racial diversity in Oak Park," a village of about 50,000 people located next to the West Side of Chicago. ...

A Shared Future: Addressing the Patterns of Resegregation in Urban and Suburban Contexts: How to Stabilize Integrated Schools and Communities Amid Metro Migrations

A Shared Future: Addressing the Patterns of Resegregation in Urban and Suburban Contexts: How to Stabilize Integrated Schools and Communities Amid Metro Migrations

Authors: Amy Stuart Wells, Lauren Fox, Diana Cordova-Cobo, Douglas Ready | July 06, 2018

This paper notes that, while a large body of research has documented the patterns, degree, and effects of racial segregation, what is missing from this literature is a more nuanced understanding of the process by which segregation is reproduced....

The State of the Nation's Housing 2018

Author: Joint Center for Housing Studies | June 19, 2018

Since 1988, our annual State of the Nation’s Housing report has provided an overview of housing market conditions in the U.S. As we mark the 30th anniversary, this year’s report not only examines recent trends, but assesses whether and how key metrics have changed over the last three decades and serves as a yardstick to measure whether or not the nation has met its goal of producing decent and affordable homes for all....

A SHARED FUTURE: CAN GENTRIFICATION BE INCLUSIVE?

A SHARED FUTURE: CAN GENTRIFICATION BE INCLUSIVE?

Author: Ingrid Gould Ellen | May 16, 2018

While gentrification raises fears of displacement, it also offers some hope because the growth in higher-income households in previously poor areas can help to shore up city tax bases and possibly spur economic and racial integration....

BOUNCE FORWARD, NOT BACK: LEVERAGING RESILIENCY TO PROMOTE EQUITY

BOUNCE FORWARD, NOT BACK: LEVERAGING RESILIENCY TO PROMOTE EQUITY

Author: Caroline Lauer | May 07, 2018

Written by Caroline Lauer, a Master of Urban Planning student at Harvard's Graduate School of Design who was a 2017 Edward M....