Renovation or Ruin By Robert Neuwirth
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit projects produce most of the rental housing in America. But in New Jersey and Connecticut, advocates contend they lead to increased poverty concentration and segregation.
Family Self-Sufficiency By Reid Cramer
Overlooked and underutilized, this federal program can bring significant assets to public and subsidized housing residents. It will take new community partnerships for FSS to live up to its full potential.
Breaking Ground By Ellen Brown, Becky Doggett and Ken Zimmerman
This small HUD program may be promising more than it can deliver to a handful of low-income tenants.
Urban Neglect: George W. Bush and the Cities By Peter Dreier
From housing to economic development, this administration has tried to cut programs and services that help cities grow and prosper.
NO Vote, NO Voice: Building Electoral Power for Nov. 2 and Beyond By Noreen Beatley
Millions of new voters have been registered in the past year, many by community-based organizations. But the work of civic empowerment goes far beyond one election.
Standing Up and Speaking Out By David Jones
It’s more than music… it’s a movement. The Hip-Hop generation’s first political convention may lead to new political awareness for millions of young people across the country.