Does State-Level CRA Make Any Sense?
Josh Silver, NCRC
When practitioners in the affordable housing and community development field think about the Community Reinvestment Act, they think about the federal CRA. But can states do a better job? More
On Two Presidential Affordable Housing Platforms
As a person who works for a nonprofit affordable housing builder, I am more than saddened that these two "only hopes" for a Democratic president have not broadened their understanding of the housing crisis in America. It is beyond comprehension that those in power are unaware of what is happening to the middle, lower-middle and lower-income people in our country. Our last building had 42 one-bedroom units for low-income people, and over 2,000 applications. It is the same everywhere and worse. I would like someone to . . . --Barbara Hamaker
OnHarvard Planners Talk Race, Design, and St. Louis
For a long time, Rutgers University planning school had very little to offer on the way of design. That has changed, for the better, with the addition of design courses that embody the realization that design needs to meet public policy goals. --Bob Kull via Facebook
Planning is an interdisciplinary discipline by nature. There is a need for planners who have a talent for the design aspect and those who take the policy perspective--and the connection between the two.
--Kimberley Mickelson via Facebook
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