Book Release - A Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality

Date: Thursday, November 01, 2018

More than 50 years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, what would it take to meaningfully reduce residential segregation and/or to mitigate its negative consequences in the United States? This panel discussion will feature four scholars who grappled with these questions in pieces published in A Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality, a new book that will be released in conjunction with this event. ...

Building Vulnerability in a Changing Climate: Measuring Heat Waves' Impacts on Living Conditions and Health Outcomes for Older Adults

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Building Vulnerability in a Changing Climate: Measuring Heat Waves' Impacts on Living Conditions and Health Outcomes for Older Adults...

The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cities, from trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, are seeing levels of growth beyond the wildest visions of only a few decades ago. But vast areas in the same cities house thousands of people living in poverty who see little or no new hope or opportunity. Even as cities revive, they are becoming more unequal and more segregated. What does this mean for these cities—and the people who live in them?...

Survival of the Fairest: The Past, Present, and Future of HUD's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018

Survival of the Fairest: The Past, Present, and Future of HUD's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule...

Beyond Public Housing: Housing Authorities' Roles in Local Affordable Housing Markets

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018

Beyond Public Housing: Housing Authorities' Roles in Local Affordable Housing Markets...

Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Saturday, September 22, 2018

A 3-day conference about slums worldwide...

The Cinematic Slum

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Slums have been an important visual force in many films. In this keynote and discussion, which will kick off a two-day symposium on "Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon," Indian filmmaker and scholar Ranjani Mazumdar will explore the perceptions that have fueled the imaginations of the cinematic slums....

30 Years of the State of the Nation's Housing

Date: Friday, September 14, 2018

Since 1988, our annual State of the Nation’s Housing report has provided an overview of housing market conditions in the U.S. ...