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Resources to Support Equitable Implementation of Federal Funds

Expert BlogUnited StatesSasha Forbes, AICP

Resources to support community-based organizations (CBO) and grassroots organizations in applying for federal funds and working with local governments and municipal entities to put policies and plans in place to equitably implement federal resources.

Advancing Long-Term Stewardship Toward a Just Recovery

Expert BlogUnited StatesSasha Forbes, AICP
Advancing long-term community stewardship support tenants and helps to maintain local control of homes and businesses by supporting small landlords, small business owners in targeted neighborhoods and homeowners. It also can provide pathways to increase climate resilience and healthy housing.

Regressive Federal Rules Would Set Back Decades of Progress

Expert BlogSasha Forbes, AICP
Proposed changes to federal regulations in community development and lending are an assault on decades of work in fighting the impacts of racial segregation, discriminatory and race-based investment practices, increased risks from pollution and climate change, and unchecked government power…

Principles for Parks and Equitable Development

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, MemphisSasha Forbes, AICP

Assets in our communities that offer us increased connectivity, shelter, and planned outdoor spaces can act as triggers that escalate land values which usually price out existing residents, often low-income and people of color, and more often renters. But communities…

Keeping Renters in Their Homes Through Collective Action

Expert BlogSasha Forbes, AICP
Rental costs are becoming out of reach for millions who are at the mercy of a national affordable housing crisis at the center of a disconnect between housing prices, what people earn, and decades of institutional and systemic housing inequities.

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