COVID-19 Action that Centers Black LGBTQ People Can Address Housing Inequities

Addressing structural risk factors, such as chronic homelessness and housing insecurity, is key to creating safe communities where Black LGBTQ people can thrive.

Reimagining an Antiracist America—Starting with Our Neighborhoods

Communities need to dismantle exclusionary barriers and rebalance spending to invest more equitably across neighborhoods.

Expanding Online Use of SNAP Benefits Can Help People Stay Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With an expansion of the online purchasing pilot, policymakers can increase equity and inclusivity in SNAP benefits delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To Stay Stably Housed, Renters Need $16 Billion per Month in Housing Support during the COVID-19 Crisis

New data show how much it would take to alleviate cost burden for renters when COVID-19 relief expires.

New Data Suggest COVID-19 is Widening Housing Disparities by Race and Income

Data show the severity and duration of distress may be longer for households of color, and programs should consider the need for additional time for recovery

Four Ways to Equitably Manage Public Transit Options in a Crisis

Now more than ever, transit decisions must be made with equity in mind to ensure our the vulnerable residents and workers are able to get where they need to go safely.

How Developing Countries Can Manage the COVID-19 Economic Impact

Sharpening awareness of structural vulnerabilities and weaknesses may build consensus and galvanize action on needed reforms and investments to accelerate recovery and support longer-term development.

What HUD’s Proposed Rule Gets Wrong about Fair Housing

It negates the considerable federal investments made to roll out the 2015 rule and ignores evidence of ongoing racial discrimination, residential segregation, and barriers to opportunity in the US.

How Efforts in Two Cities Are Increasing Economic Opportunity for Young Men of Color

A new report explores promising approaches to closing racial economic opportunity gaps.