Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: A Path Forward for California’s Housing Agencies

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Addressing Segregation and Unequal Access to Opportunity in California with Affordable Housing Investments: A Path Forward for a Comprehensive Approach
State housing funding agencies recently implemented program changes to prioritize addressing residential segregation and its harmful effects, specifically through the creation of affordable housing in opportunity-rich neighborhoods.
A new policy brief from Dan Rinzler of the California Housing Partnership and José Loya of the UCLA Luskin School takes stock of these changes and proposes how the state should refine its strategy moving forward by embracing a “both/and” approach to addressing segregation and unequal access to opportunity in California. 

View an overlay of the TCAC/HCD Opportunity map and California’s subsidized affordable housing developments using the Partnership’s data tool, the Affordable Housing Map & Benefits Calculator



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