'Damning' report shows plummeting Black homeownership in Indy. Here's why.
By Ky Lo Cheang - story from IndyStar
January 4, 2022
There's a housing value gap for Black homeowners in Marion County. A new analysis shows a big gap exists in home values and homeownership rates in Indianapolis' majority-black neighborhoods compared to other similar neighborhoods.
House Narrowly Passes Biden's Social Safety Net and Climate Bill
By Emily Cochrane and Jonathan Weisman
November 21, 2021
The House narrowly passed the $2 trillion spending bill, 220 to 213, which aims to tackle climate change, health care and the nation’s social safety net over the next decade. The bill faces a difficult road ahead in the Senate.
Expanding Housing Choice
Inclusivity Institute & HOME of Virginia
July 1, 2021
A new report from the Institute used to help build a framework for understanding and reinforcing Source of Income protections.
Yes. America’s Housing Market Is Officially Over-Heating Everywhere. How Long Will It Last?
Peter Lane Taylor - ForbesLife
April 18, 2021
‘She Wants Well-Qualified People’: 88 Landlords Accused of Housing Bias
Matthew Haag - The New York Times
March 15, 2021
What It Will Take to Close the Race Gap in Home Appraisals
Brentin Mock - Bloomberg
March 3, 2021
In a major shift, appraisal industry leaders have acknowledged bias in setting home values. Will it be enough to fix the problem?
Black California couple lowballed by $500K in home appraisal, believe race was a factor
Julian Glover - ABC7
February 12, 2021
The Eviction Moratorium Should Have Been Improved, Not Just Extended
David Dayen - The American Prospect
January 22, 2021
It Is Not Always Sunny in San Diego for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Holders: The Reproduction of Racial and Socioeconomic Segregation under the Choice Communities Initiative
Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman & Chihuangji Wang
January 20, 2021
Inclusivity Institute Urges Bank Regulators not to Weaken Community Reinvestment Exams
April 7, 2020
Both the FDIC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have proposed bank regulatory changes to the Community Reinvestment Act, a landmark civil rights legislation enacted in the wake of redlining practices that worsened urban divestment and racial wealth inequalities.
New HUD Rule Undermines Efforts to Desegregate Our Communities
March 15, 2020
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sought comments on its proposed a regulation that decimates progress made within the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule.
Rising Rents, Dwindling Affordable Housing Supply Intensifies the Rental Housing Crisis
February 20, 2020
According to a new report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies titled America’s Rental Housing 2020 found that despite record high rental construction rates, rapid declines in low-cost units, wage stagnation, and rising rents continue exacerbate the housing crisis low-income renters are facing.