Published as part of "What Works to Promote Inclusive, Equitable Mixed-Income Communities," the fifth volume in the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s "What Works" series. A PRRAC & NHT Essay (June 2019). By Peter Kye, Megan Haberle, Laura Abernathy, and Scott Kline. Excerpt: "This essay reviews the housing acquisition approach to providing greater access to … [Read more...] about High-Opportunity Partner Engagement: Creating Low-Income Housing Options Near Good Schools (PRRAC & NHT, June 2019)
Fair Housing & Community Development
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A PRRAC-NHT Program Review. By Peter Kye, Michael Mouton, and Megan Haberle. Synopsis: More must be done to create affordable housing in well-resourced neighborhoods and provide real housing choice to low-income families. To address these issues, innovative models of housing acquisition are beginning to emerge, with a focus on creating new access to high-opportunity … [Read more...] about Developing Opportunity: Innovative Models for Strategic Housing Acquisition (Peter Kye, Michael Mouton & Megan Haberle, October 2018)
By Shaun Donovan (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) The Kerner Commission report was a remarkable leap forward in at least three ways. First, most importantly, it represented our government stating the unvarnished truth about race relations in our country. In response to three simple questions from President Johnson—What happened? Why did it happen? What … [Read more...] about “Honoring the Promise” by Shaun Donovan (January-March 2018 P&R Issue)
A PRRAC Policy Brief (May 2016). Excerpt: "The national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) is the newest federal low-income housing development program, and is particularly valuable for its focus on providing housing for extremely low-income families. Like the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), the HTF is allocated to state governments on a formula basis, and states are then … [Read more...] about The National Housing Trust Fund: Promoting Fair Housing in State Allocation Plans (PRRAC, May 2016)
A PRRAC Program Review (March 2013). By Martha Galvez. Excerpt: "The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) provides funds for public housing authorities and other local entities to redevelop distressed public or assisted housing in some of the nation’s poorest neighborhoods. This brief examines one aspect of CNI: HUD and … [Read more...] about An Early Assessment of Off-Site Replacement Housing, Relocation Planning and Housing Mobility Counseling in HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (Martha Galvez, March 2013)