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Proposition 15 might moderately increase housing supply, but because it affects so few properties, it can’t solve California’s housing crisis.
A man walks his dog in the Whitman Park neighborhood of Camden, New Jersey
Understanding and tracking both racial and income segregation over time at the city level is a first step toward driving policy solutions to dismantle an unjust past and present.
Flooding in North Carolina during Hurricane Florence
Stakeholders in the disaster field can prevent low-income people and residents of color from slipping through the cracks during recovery efforts.
The sun sets over  W. North Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland
New research finds that Baltimore’s disparities in neighborhood investment are alarming, and capital investments flow unevenly across the city.
A member of the Navajo Nation receives their monthly water delivery
Today, more than one-third of the Navajo Nation's population lacks access to running water or indoor plumbing facilities.
Roof blown off a home after Hurricane Sally
As disasters become more frequent, how can we help the most vulnerable households?
Child does crafts while wearing a mask
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the supply of child care, both in centers and in home-based settings.
Cityscape of Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham’s journey from segregated Southern city to the top quartile for racial inclusion offers an example of how other cities can track and measure inclusion.
Children play together
Child care assistance can support economic recovery and remove barriers lower-income families face when trying to reenter the labor force.

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