Zoning’s Impact on Segregation

Zoning’s Impact on Segregation

by David Levine, President/CEO A recent Slate magazine article highlights how restrictive zoning policies limit the construction of a greater number of affordable housing units. Given our current affordable housing crisis, the spotlight is now shining on these...
Emerging Housing Crisis

Emerging Housing Crisis

by David Levine, President/CEO In his recent article for the Washington Post, Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics points to the emerging crisis in housing. Whether it is through owning or renting a house, Zandi is clear that the crisis is around affordability.  For...
Housing Insecurity and College

Housing Insecurity and College

by David Levine, CEO/President Last month, the journal “Inside Higher Ed” published this article on the unmet financial needs for students attending college.  Not surprisingly, the gap between the costs of college (with living expenses) and the financial...
Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

One solution floated often in large cities grappling with a dire lack of affordable housing is inclusionary zoning — letting developers have certain leeways in residential or mixed-use projects if they include housing units capped at below-market rent or sales for...
Stopping Bullying

Stopping Bullying

by Amanda Perry, Community Case Manager Bullying: it has been an important topic in the news and is more prominent and relevant than most people think. Why people bully others or end up being bullied can be argued until everyone is blue in the face, but the fact is,...