A PRRAC & NHLP Publication. Excerpt: "The definition of “affirmatively furthering fair housing” under California state law mirrors the 2015 federal regulation’s language. Note that the AFFH obligation in California is broader than the federal mandate in that the state obligation does not require the receipt of any type of state funding to apply. It is also worth noting … [Read more...] about Working with PHAs to Adopt Policies that Affirmatively Further Fair Housing: An Advocacy Guide and Toolkit for Local Advocates (PRRAC & NHLP, July 2021)
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A PRRAC & NHLP Publication. Excerpt: "The following sections of this manual address a series of commonly-encountered fair housing issues of concern to PHAs, as well as fair housing considerations in new and expanding programs. By taking up the challenge of the California AFFH law, PHAs can become fair housing leaders in their communities, proactively engage with their … [Read more...] about Public Housing Authorities and the New California AFFH Law: How to Spot Key Fair Housing Issues and Set Goals (PRRAC & NHLP, July 2021)
A Mobility Works & PRRAC Policy Brief. By Darryn Mumphery. Excerpt: "Families with Housing Choice Vouchers can be more than clients for housing mobility programs – they can also be valuable advisors, advocates, and partners. For the past few years, Mobility Works partner organizations have built strong client engagement programs which should be incorporated more broadly … [Read more...] about Genuine Engagement with Housing Choice Voucher Families (Mobility Works & PRRAC, July 2021)
Video: Pasadena Schools Initiative (National Association of Realtors©, May 2021) Video: Webinar - The Importance of Diverse Schools for America's Children (PRRAC & NAR, 2020) Presentation: How and Why to Promote School Diversity (PRRAC & NAR, June 2020) Related: Guidance for Real Estate Agents: How (and Why) to Promote School Diversity … [Read more...] about How Real Estate Agents Can (and Should) Promote Diverse Schools (a project in collaboration with the National Association of Realtors©)
A PRRAC Series. Edited by Megan Haberle (former Deputy Director, PRRAC) and Sophia House (Deputy Director for Policy, Housing Solutions Lab, NYU Furman Center). Excerpt: "In many ways, these essays expose the enormity of the project of housing finance reform. Housing finance is underpinned by assessments of risk and value that have not escaped their racist origins, and many … [Read more...] about Racial Justice in Housing Finance: A Series on New Directions (PRRAC, May 2021)