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Mar 14, 2013, 09:39 ET PRRAC Analysis Shows That Nearly Half Of African American And Hispanic Families In The US Face Burdensome Housing Costs

Nearly half of the African American and Hispanic families in the United States lack sufficient income to afford a two-bedroom apartment at the...


Feb 25, 2013, 06:09 ET Poverty & Race Research Action Council Applauds BPC Housing Report's Focus On Affordable Housing; Raises Concerns About Reduced Government Involvement

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) today applauded many of the recommendations of the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission,...


Feb 08, 2013, 05:00 ET PRRAC Applauds New HUD Regulation On Disparate Impact - Preserves Ability To Address Exclusionary Practices And Policies

he Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) today applauded the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for issuing a regulation...


Jan 31, 2013, 04:19 ET PRRAC Report Grades HUD on First-Term Fair Housing Progress

A new report by the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) credits the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for...


Nov 28, 2012, 12:14 ET San Francisco Affordable Housing Policy Sets Best Practices

In decades past, San Francisco earned a notorious reputation for a pricey housing market and urban renewal programs that displaced low-income...


Nov 14, 2012, 09:00 ET Federal Housing Programs Fail To Place Minority And Low-Income Families Near High Quality Schools

Across the country, tenants receiving federal housing assistance rarely reside in neighborhoods near high quality schools, according to a study...


Nov 01, 2012, 01:40 ET National Coalition On School Diversity Research Documents Benefits For White Children From Diverse K-12 Classrooms

Research compiled by the National Coalition on School Diversity demonstrates that white children in grades K-12 benefit significantly from integrated ...