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housing segregation

Blog post
July 29, 2020, 12pm PDT

President Trump took to Twitter today to celebrate his administration's decision to rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, approved by the Obama administration to strengthen the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

James Brasuell
July 29, 2020, 11am PDT
The worsening housing crisis shows that we must develop comprehensive tools and programs to keep families housed and their assets preserved.
Shelterforce Magazine
February 6, 2019, 6am PST
The trend should serve as a "wake-up call" for housing policy, researchers say.
The Washington Post
May 30, 2018, 11am PDT
A new report from the Urban Institute and the Metropolitan Planning Council looks at ways to fight perpetual segregation as Chicago's affluent white population booms.
CityLab
April 23, 2018, 6am PDT
Not only does the plan promise more affordable housing, it’s also supposed to deliver “access to more upwardly mobile communities."
Next City
January 31, 2018, 12pm PST
Poor air quality has decimated the health of residents in this predominantly black community ringed by highways.
Huffington Post
January 24, 2018, 11am PST
Even in liberal states like California, government-sanctioned residential segregation persisted in the 20th century. In a recent talk in L.A., Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law, charged planners with undoing this shameful legacy.
California Planning & Development Report
January 16, 2018, 8am PST
A new book describes segregation as a cycle of social structuring: segregation begets segregation.
Pacific Standard
August 13, 2015, 2pm PDT
The Architecture of Segregation: The slums are racially concentrated, on the rise, and spreading to the suburbs.
CityLab
July 31, 2015, 11am PDT
Two authors agree that housing policies in the War on Poverty have failed. Are those policies too progressive, or not progressive enough?
Market Urbanism