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PRO Neighborhoods Progress Report 2018

Authors: Alexander von Hoffman, Matthew Arck | October 05, 2018

PRO Neighborhoods Progress Report 2018 presents an assessment of the program's first component, which awards funds to groups of CDFIs that collaborate to enhance social and economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income people and revitalize the distressed neighborhoods in which they live....

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....

A PATHWAY TO PRESERVATION? PLANNING PROCESSES AT THE INTERSECTION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

A PATHWAY TO PRESERVATION? PLANNING PROCESSES AT THE INTERSECTION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Author: Caroline Lauer | June 01, 2018

Cities across the United States have been actively planning for climate change for 20 years, but equity considerations, such as climate investments' impact on disadvantaged communities, have often been overlooked or ignored in the broader climate planning process. Most recently, scholars studying climate planning and its effects have identified the following questions for areas of future research: What policies have local municipal agencies developed that specifically benefit disadvantaged communities? Under what conditions do they develop and implement these proposals?...

A SHARED FUTURE: WHAT MORE DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO PREVENT AND MITIGATE DISPLACEMENT OF LOW- AND MODERATE-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS FROM GENTRIFYING NEIGHBORHOODS?

A SHARED FUTURE: WHAT MORE DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO PREVENT AND MITIGATE DISPLACEMENT OF LOW- AND MODERATE-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS FROM GENTRIFYING NEIGHBORHOODS?

Author: Vicki Been | May 16, 2018

While local governments, land use and housing officials, and affordable housing providers and advocates are scrambling to find effective ways to counter concerns about displacement...