Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program

By | November 7, 2018

A voluntary program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that seeks to preserve public housing by providing public housing agencies with access to more stable funding to make needed improvements to properties. To address the tremendous backlog of deferred maintenance for the nation’s public housing. housing authorities can make the necessary repairs… Read more »

Redlining

By | October 22, 2018

A historic government-backed strategy preventing people of color, particularly African Americans, from living in certain neighborhoods or communities. Neighborhoods were color-coded based on the composition, quality and opportunities present in a community. The more dilapidated and impoverished neighborhoods were deemed ‘red’ concentrating African Americans in the only places where they were allowed to find homes.