Race, Health & Housing: Connecting the Dots

In the face of mounting evidence that discrimination and racial isolation are themselves sources of racial health disparities, it seems naive to believe that simply repairing substandard housing or facilitating moves to more prosperous neighborhoods will cure the damage done by the “shocks” of living through racial discrimination and economic insufficiency.


Fighting the Tenant Blacklist

In the years since the Internet made public records accessible with the stroke of a key, data brokers have emerged to link them into profiles they can sell. The problem is that these records, especially civil court cases, are notoriously incomplete.


Granny Meets NIMBY

Tiny homes, detached rec rooms, and other urban housing innovations often run afoul of zoning ordinances and neighborhood fears.