Black Renters Entered Pandemic Facing Affordability Challenges
New analyses of recently released 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals how, even before the pandemic struck, lower-income Black households were the most likely to have housing affordability challenges.
Senate Appropriations Committee Releases FY2021 Spending Bills
This week the Senate Committee on Appropriations unveiled all twelve of its Fiscal Year 2021(FY21) spending bills, including the FY21 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture-FDA, and Financial Services General Government funding bills.
Resilience Gains Significance in 2020 Green Communities Criteria
2020 hasn’t pulled any punches, bringing a steady series of destructive weather events and an unprecedented global pandemic. It’s forced us to reconsider how we respond during a natural disaster and essentially redefined what “sheltering in place” means.
Philanthropic Funding Supports California Project Homekey
In partnership with the State of California’s Department of Housing and Community Development and with funding from Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield of California and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Enterprise will deploy $46 million to support operating costs and wraparound services for more than 2,300 homes assisted by Project Homekey.
2020 Green Communities Criteria Promote Water Equity
Our lives revolve around water. From our morning coffee to our children’s evening baths and so much in between, water is essential. Yet in the United States, we generally don’t give much thought to our water – in part, because drinking water quality is regulated tightly and, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, remarkably safe.