The Inclusivity Institute is engaged creating meaningful pilot programs and working with partners to scale up innovative models that tackle the systemic issues of housing affordability and racial as well as class segregation.
Housing security and desegregation
St.Croix Assistance Program
Establishing local partnerships and identifying opportunities to address financial barriers for very low-income residents struggling to rebuild following the Hurricanes of 2017.
Voucher mobility and pathways to homeownership
Limited Voucher Program - Mobility was created to provide a voucher for tenants to transition to partner properties in high opportunity areas and connect them to resources for success in a growing community.
Child grants and residential tutoring integration at low- and moderate-income rental properties
The Institute created a subsidiary of the Family Assistance Program to provide one time grant assistance to families struggling to obtain essential products, such as food and medicine, during times of temporary crisis.
Eviction Avoidance (Family Assistance Program)
The Institute worked to create an innovative new rental assistance program model aimed at addressing housing inequities and instability among low- and moderate-income renter households and reducing our nation’s eviction crisis.
1.5x more likely
Good housing is good health. Today, Black households, regardless of income, are 1.5 times more likely to be exposed to environmental hazards like poor air quality.
Source: Racial Inequalities in Housing, Opportunity Starts at Home