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FY 2021 System Performance Measures Data Submission: Reminder – 6 Calendar Days Left!


Expanding Access to Capital for BIPOC Developers

Plus we take a closer look at banks' racial equity initiatives, which were promised after George Floyd's death. Where are those dollars going, and how big a change do they represent? WEDNESDAY, FEB. 23 Wendy Daniels is the president and CEO of Beechwood Residential in Baton Rouge. Daniels’ firm received debt and tax credit financing through the LIIF-NAHT Black Development Capital Initiative. Photo courtesy of LIIF Our Series Continues When we talk about systemic factors in the racial wealth gap, one o

What If Vouchers Aren't the (Only) Answer?

In This Issue: Would Student Debt Cancellation Reduce the Wealth Gap? ● How Court Debt Widens the Racial Wealth Gap ● Wealth Building Won't Work While Wealth Extraction Continues ● Also: Jobs Week of Feb. 21 What if Vouchers Aren’t the (Only) Answer? Shelby R. King,  Shelterforce Rather than rely on expanding Section 8 vouchers, some affordable housing and tenant advocates argue