In episode 4 of A Little Louder, we talk about how housing mobility and the policies that support true housing choice for families can be an effective tool for ending generational poverty. We interview Texas […]
There is no question that natural disasters will hit Texas again. We hope Mother Nature will keep the peace, but we can reasonably expect more hurricanes, more fires, more tornadoes. The real question is: Will […]
In episode 2, Demetria McCain of the Inclusive Communities Project talks about integration and people’s right to choose where to live. John and Christina discuss how private equity is changing homeownership and the real crisis at the border.
I’m often asked to summarize what I have learned in my 40+ years of activism in the field of housing and community development. Here is what I’m saying these days… 1. Community development. The quality […]
(Photo above is of red tag, labeling Arbor Courts as a fire hazard) HUD Secretary Ben Carson declared that conditions in HUD-subsidized, low income apartments are so nice that they deter residents from wanting to […]
HUD Secretary Ben Carson assured members of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee three weeks ago that he and HUD are committed to enforcing Fair Housing laws. He asked anyone to give him examples of […]
Numerous cities and states, including the City of Austin, as well as housing and anti-poverty advocates, filed amicus briefs this week in support of a complaint Texas Housers, Texas Appleseed and the National Fair Housing […]