Des Moines' Black applicants more than twice as likely to be denied home loans than their white peers, analysis shows
By Kim Norvell
August 29, 2021
"Being a homeowner in this country means so much to your credit, it means so much to the way people see you and look at you," said Jones, now a Realtor with RE/MAX Concepts in Windsor Heights. . . .
HUD Secretary says feds may sue Iowa over Section 8 housing bill
By Trevor Oates
March 19, 2021
The U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development says the Biden administration may sue Iowa if Governor Kim Reynolds signs a controversial housing bill . . .
Neighborhoods We Will Not Share
January 20, 2020
In the mid-20th century, federal, state and local governments pursued explicit racial policies to create, enforce and sustain residential segregation. . .
HUD Secretary Asks America to Accept Housing Segregation
January 23, 2020
HUD Secretary Ben Carson took action earlier this month to give up on our nation’s 50-year legal commitment to housing integration.
In a proposed new rule, Secretary Carson supports the gutting . . .
Rezoning History: Influential Minneapolis Policy Shift Links Affordability, Equity
By Kathleen McCormick
January 16, 2020
With the arrival of 2020, Minneapolis becomes the first major U.S. city to implement a ban on single-family zoning in every neighborhood. For decades, single-family zoning . . .