Housing

Addressing Residential Displacement Through Tenant Engagement
Between 2010 and 2016, over 500,000 Bay Area residents were at high risk for displacement. These displacements are disproportionately occurring in Latino, Asian, and Black neighborhoods that also experience more overcrowding and poverty than citywide averages. While displacement is a complex market-created phenomenon, San José is taking a leading role... Read more
Economic Sustainability Through Affordable Housing
Across America, the growing housing crisis is causing negative consequences for citizens, especially for low-middle income (LMI) families, resulting in a ripple effect on the economy. Kansas’s major metropolitan centers, such as Kansas City, are feeling the effects of these shortages; the already low supply of available, affordable housing continues... Read more
Ensuring Equity in Affordable Housing Investments in San Joaquin County
Cities and counties throughout California are facing a dire affordable housing crisis. The SanJoaquin Region is no stranger to these housing woes–across the cities and the county, there are not enough homes to meet the current need and not enough funding to build necessary units. Building a broader range of... Read more
Improving Access to Affordable Housing through Equitable City Planning
Many in New Orleans spend 50% of their earnings on housing, exacerbating issues of generational poverty. And following Covid-19 and the disproportionate health and wealth impacts of the pandemic, the city is particularly sensitive to the affordable housing crisis. Given this context, in July 2021, the City of New Orleans... Read more
A Data-driven Approach to Addressing King County’s Housing Crisis
Like other prosperous American counties, greater King County currently finds itself in the position of possessing both enormous amounts of wealth and staggering levels of homelessness. King County has enjoyed robust economic growth over the past decade, with both Amazon and Microsoft establishing headquarters in the region. Despite these economic... Read more