Fair Housing Implications of the Flint Water Crisis – Fair Housing 5 for February 5, 2016

With the start of the new year, a slight tweak was made to the frequency of the Fair Housing 5 posts. Instead of producing a new post every Friday, the FH5 will now be published only ever first Friday of the month. But who knows, this schedule may change again as the flow of the … Read more…

Whose Gentrification Is It? – Fair Housing 5 for September 11, 2015

Gentrification continues to be an oppressive if not polarizing issue in the fair housing world. While there’s nothing inherently wrong in simply investing in a neighborhood, there is a huge problem when people are displaced as a result. The reasons for that displacement range from – but are not limited to – the lack of … Read more…

Where Ferguson and Fair Housing Meet – Fair Housing Roundup for August 14, 2015

Sunday, August 9th, marked one year since Mike Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, was killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, prompting nationwide protest of police brutality against Black men, women, and children. As the week proceeding that one-year mark has seen renewed protest against institutional as well as overt racism, the moment reminds us … Read more…