Category: Racial Inequalities

Fair Housing and Why It Matters to Ending Homelessness

The twin goals of the Fair Housing Act are to prohibit discrimination in housing, and to replace existing patterns of residential racial segregation with “truly integrated and balanced living patterns.” Notwithstanding, racial discrimination in market rate housing informs the disproportionate […]

How Black History Can Shape Homelessness Efforts

During Black History Month, the Alliance wanted to highlight the voices of Black leaders in the movement to end homelessness. Here’s why they say we should continue the commitment to racial equity and justice in the collective work to address […]

Why the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule Matters

What is Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing? “Affirmatively furthering fair housing” (AFFH) refers to taking intentional steps, using federal housing funding, to ensure that people in protected groups have housing that meets the goals of the Fair Housing Act. Protected groups […]

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