Mapping a Segregated City: A Lexington Fair Housing Council Report

Today, the Lexington Fair Housing Council is proud to release a new report, Mapping a Segregated City: The Growth of Racially/Ethnically Concentrated Poverty & Affluence in Lexington, 1970-2014. We feel that the report identifies several long-term trends in the city of Lexington regarding not only where affluence and poverty have become concentrated, but how those … Read more…

When Where You Live Slowly Kills You – Fair Housing 5 for August 21, 2015

This week’s roundup of fair housing news and goings-on is less contiguous and more an archipelago of stories that are going to (hopefully) get you to rethink some of the things you think you know about the world. Some of these things may not even seem directly related with fair housing, but trust us, it’s … Read more…

The Push and Pull for Integrated Communities – Fair Housing Friday Roundup for August 7, 2015

With the Supreme Court’s June decision to allow for discrimination lawsuits on the basis of disparate impact and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule in July, the means to increase community integration are readily available. However, the issue of integrating poorer residents into communities of middle- and upper-class … Read more…