How a Proposed Rule Would Make It Harder to Fight Housing Discrimination

A HUD proposal would make it easier for businesses and policymakers to escape liability when using algorithms to make housing decisions.

How Cities Like Birmingham, Alabama, Are Unlocking New Funding for Parks and Green Space

Greater Birmingham's Red Rock Trail System is supported by a diverse group of national and local organizations.

How Can We Overcome Inequities in Who Owns Small Businesses?

Chicago’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund creates and grows entrepreneurs in underserved commercial corridors.

Detroit Shows How Placemaking Can Undo Neighborhood Segregation

Placemaking can encourage investments in communities through targeted economic development.

Evicting Mixed-Status Families Won’t Make Housing Assistance Waiting Lists Disappear

In May, HUD proposed making families with mixed immigration status ineligible for public housing or housing choice vouchers.

Can We Deregulate Ourselves out of the Affordable Housing Crisis?

President Trump recently signed an executive order seeking to identify the effects of restrictive zoning laws.

How Corporations Can Boost Their Affordable Housing Investments

Google recently announced a $1 billion investment in affordable housing in the Bay Area.

How Can We Reduce Housing Instability among LGBTQ Americans?

Housing instability among LGBTQ Americans ranges from discrimination to homelessness.

How Communities Are Rethinking Zoning to Improve Housing Affordability and Access to Opportunity

Local governments are increasingly recognizing that restrictive zoning can suppress housing supply.

In Chicago, Access to Capital Depends on Your Neighborhood

Historic racial fault lines in Chicago also persist in its capital markets.