Tag: Housing

2019 Black Census Reports Issues Most Pressing In Black LGBT Communities

As public conversation over President Trump’s proposed (and rejected) inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census continues, another census is reflecting intersectional concern over critical issues facing the Black LGBT community. Related story: Republicans Are Not Giving Up on the 2020 Citizenship Question As part of the  2019…

Kaiser Permanente: Improving Health Through Stable Housing

Originally Published by Kaiser Permanente. Three miles from Kaiser Permanente’s national headquarters, an apartment building in a diverse neighborhood has provided affordable housing to residents of Oakland’s San Antonio neighborhood for years. Kaiser Permanente recently announced that its first impact investment of $5.2 million from its $200 million Thriving Communities…

NYC Sued for Promoting Segregation

A lawsuit filed against New York City in federal court last week accuses the city of promoting racial and economic segregation through its affordable housing policies. The Anti-Discrimination Center (ADC), which filed the lawsuit, is seeking to remove an “outsider-restriction policy” requiring that 50 percent of affordable units be reserved…

Supreme Court Continues to Scrutinize Civil-Rights Acts

By Sheryl Estrada Civil-rights laws of the 1960s continue to be scrutinized by the Supreme Court under the direction of Chief Justice John Roberts, a conservative. On Wednesday, the Fair Housing Act of 1968 will be under a judicial microscope. The high court will consider whether a decision by Dallas…

SLIDESHOW: Housing Discrimination in the U.S.

Blatant acts of housing discrimination faced by minority home seekers continue a overall decline in the U.S., yet more subtle forms of housing denial stubbornly persist, according to a new summary study released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Urban Institute. DiversityInc looks at the…