Black Poverty Is Rooted in Real-Estate Exploitation

Black Poverty Is Rooted in Real-Estate Exploitation

A new study in Chicago shows how the dream of homeownership was converted into a poverty trap.

Mark Whitehouse, Bloomberg, June 17, 2019. Available here. 

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New Maps Reveal How Racial Segregation Shortens Life Expectancies Across US

New Maps Reveal How Racial Segregation Shortens Life Expectancies Across US

Sarah Sloat, Inverse, June 10, 2019. Available Here.

 

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Yes, In My Back Yard: A new approach to housing affordability could

Yes, In My Back Yard: A new approach to housing affordability could work in Connecticut 

Dwight Merriam, Hartford Courant, June 2, 2019. Available here

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America's Most Polluting Incinerators Disproportionately Affect Low-Income Neighborhoods and Communities of Color

America's Most Polluting Incinerators Disproportionately Affect Low-Income Neighborhoods and Communities of Color

For decades, the federal government has attempted to better prioritize equity in environmental initiatives. A new report highlights one area in which those efforts have fallen short.

Leah Dunlevy, Pacific Standard, May 21, 2019. Available Here

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Childhood Asthma: A Lingering Effect of Redlining

Childhood Asthma: A Lingering Effect of Redlining

New research shows that disparities in housing contribute to disparities in one of the most common chronic diseases afflicting children.

Kriston Capps, City Lab, May 23, 2019. Available here

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How We Can Turn Housing Mobility Into Economic Opportunity

How We Can Turn Housing Mobility Into Economic Opportunity

Regional partnerships are a way to help low-income families gain the advantages of resource-rich areas. There's new support from Washington.

Jeffrey Lubell, Governing, May 13, 2019. Available Here 

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Minimum-Lot-Size Regulations Mean Less Housing

Minimum-Lot-Size Regulations Mean Less Housing

Adam Millsap, Forbes, May 8, 2019. Available Here

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The Power Of Purpose: How Jonathan Rose Is Creating 'Communities Of Opportunity'

The Power Of Purpose: How Jonathan Rose Is Creating 'Communities Of Opportunity'

Afdhel Aziz, Forbes, April 30, 2019. Full article available here. 

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Among Connecticut cities and towns, the wealthiest are the big spenders

Among Connecticut cities and towns, the wealthiest are the big spenders

Keith M. Phaneuf and Clarice Silber, CT Mirror, May 30, 2018. Available Here 

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Hartford Landlord Over Numerous Fire Code Violations

Arrest Warrant Issued for Hartford Landlord Over Numerous Fire Code Violations

The Barbour Garden Apartments fell into such disrepair that the Department of Housing and Urban Development pulled the contract in February.

Kristen Johnson, April 17, 2019, NBC Connecticut. Available Here

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