Drawing on a distinction between equality and equity, Rick Jacobus argues that so-called 'poor doors' are a necessary compromise to promote affordable housing and neighborhood integration.
Oct 29, 2015   Rooflines
Has George Lucas discovered the ultimate anti-NIMBY weapon? Hint: It's not a lightsaber
May 6, 2015   Rooflines
A company owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been been indulging in some of the same tactics that led to the larger housing crisis about ten years ago.
Apr 21, 2015   Rooflines
If the high level of entrepreneurship among immigrant populations is part culture, part economic necessity, what can community development organizations do to foster their success?
Apr 2, 2015   Rooflines
Farm land ownership matters on the edges of metropolitan areas, where farmers can find lucrative markets for their products and yet, with ever escalating land prices, face daunting odds in securing land to grow on or even to get started.
Feb 11, 2015   Rooflines
In our work to build communities of opportunity where low-income people and people of color can thrive, we must acknowledge that income is how you get out of poverty, assets are how you stay out.
Jan 27, 2015   Rooflines
Big, diverse, and a little bit different, the Millennial generation is often cast as the solution to—or the cause of—many of America’s housing challenges.
Jan 24, 2015   Rooflines
It’s important to remember, as the Texas disparate impact case reaches the Supreme Court of the United States later this month, the actual people who bear the brunt of Texas' history of housing discrimination.
Jan 22, 2015   Rooflines
Throwing money at our housing problems is clearly not the answer, but are there ideas from markets in Europe that might work for us?
Jan 18, 2015   Rooflines
Even local officials who prefer to talk about the fiscal rebound of their cities will not be able to accept escalating inequality as a byproduct of urban growth forever.
Jan 15, 2015   Rooflines
A Supreme Court hearings less than two weeks away could destroy fair housing as we know it.
Jan 14, 2015   Rooflines