Housing Policy Responses to Past Crises Haven’t Advanced Racial Equity or Economic Mobility. This Crisis Can Be Different.

Four practical policy principles can guide a more equitable housing response to COVID-19 and beyond.

Steps States Can Take to Help Break Down Housing Barriers for Native Communities

A survey in Washington State provides a model for other states to strengthen relationships with and better serve American Indian tribes and Native communities.

A Biden Administration Could Mark a Return to Evidence-Based Homelessness Policies

The plan president-elect Biden released during his campaign suggests his administration plans to invest in communities through housing.

What Would Providing Every City with High-Quality, Zero-Emissions Public Transportation Look Like?

The federal government has historically not invested much in funding transit operations. But the CARES Act allocated $25 billion to transit, potentially setting a new precedent.

Local Policies Can Protect Commercial Corridors as the Pandemic Continues

Businesses hit hard by COVID-19 include restaurants, retail stores, beauty stores and spas, bars and nightlife venues, and fitness venues—key components of commercial corridors.

To Improve Rural Health Equity, Invest in Housing, Water, and Food Access

People in rural areas deserve the same access to life-improving resources, services, and evidence as those in urban areas.

When Voting Patterns Determine How We Get Around

A new analysis finds that support for transit referenda in the 2020 elections is likely to come from more racially diverse communities and denser communities located near the proposed transit investment.

Debunking Three Myths about Rural America

And three ways researchers and journalists can strengthen rural research and reporting.

Considerations for Building a Universal College and Career Asset-Building Platform

The NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program can be a model for other communities striving to promote economic opportunity and mobility.

What’s Next for Public Housing Preservation and Redevelopment?

Four policy recommendations could ensure that redeveloped units remain affordable and available.