Policy Analyst, Racial Equity and Justice
Nonprofit hospitals have an obligation to provide community benefit; as part of this, they should do more to support the housing needs of the communities they serve.
Governors and mayors will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform their economies in the months and years ahead.
The government-sponsored enterprises are in a unique position to reduce the racial homeownership gap while simultaneously addressing climate change-related risks and systemic environmental racism.
David Ballard explains how Hurricane Ian exacerbated the affordable housing shortage in Florida.
As more investments enter disadvantaged communities, it is crucial that local policies stabilize current residents, ensure they benefit from expanded opportunity, and protect them from displacement.
Policymakers must prioritize improving housing access and affordability for low-income households through immediate and long-term investments.
Federal investments kept millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic; in the long term, commitment to bold federal housing policy can eliminate housing insecurity for millions while uplifting historically disadvantaged communities.
American Rescue Plan funding allows state and local governments to invest in employment solutions for their residents, including skills training, career pathways in educational settings, child care, and other basic needs.
Disproportionately high rates of discrimination in school, housing, and the workforce among young LGBTQI+ individuals negatively affects their well-being.
Eviction record sealing is key to improving housing security for millions of individuals and families.
The coronavirus crisis has proven that access to basic life amenities is a public health necessity; therefore, legislation should reflect the growing need for housing and health services.
In light of new analyses showing that people with disabilities continue to face higher rates of housing insecurity, housing policies must center this community’s needs to ensure a more equitable housing system for all.
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.