Brief Building Environmentally Sustainable Communities
A Framework for Inclusivity
Vicki Been, Mary K. Cunningham, Ingrid Gould Ellen, Joe Parilla, Margery Austin Turner, Sheryl Verlaine Whitney, Ken Zimmerman, Adam Gordon, Aaron Yowell
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has decided to include two key goals in all of its programs: encouraging sustainable communities and enhancing access to opportunity for lower-income people and people of color. This paper examines the relationship between these two goals through a literature review and an original empirical analysis of how these goals interact at the neighborhood and metropolitan area levels. We also offer policy recommendations for HUD.
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Race and equity Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing markets Federal urban policies Racial segregation Racial barriers to housing
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center