A New Approach to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
The lastest discussion on The Dream Revisited, A New Approach to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, explores HUD’s renewed commitment to the new requirement of the Fair Housing Act to “affirmatively further fair housing”.
Essays in the latest discussion include:
- HUD’s New AFFH Rule: The Importance of the Ground Game
by Michael Allen, partner at the civil rights law firm Relman, Dane & Colfax and innovative Fair Housing litigator;
- A Call to Action to Embrace and Enforce the AFFH Rule
by Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and CEO of PolicyLink, an equity-focused advocacy organization;
- The Right Target for Fair Housing Advocacy
by Edward Goetz, Professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota; and
- The Need for a Balanced Approach to Fair Housing
by Michael Bodaken and Ellen Lurie Hoffman, President and Federal Policy Director, respectively, of the National Housing Trust.
The Dream Revisited is the NYU Furman Center's ongoing “slow debate” on the causes and consequences of racial and economic segregation in neighborhoods and schools. This marks the sixteenth discussion in the series. Past discussions have explored the poor door debate, implicit bias, place-based affirmative action, gentrification, and economic segregation in schools.
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