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Jul30

Correcting the Record on Fair Housing, Property Values and Crime

Enterprise strongly opposes the full repeal of the AFFH rule because it is a major setback in how our federal government promotes fair housing. We reject the dangerous and false narrative that low-income or affordable housing is undesirable in neighborhoods and threatening to a “Suburban Lifestyle Dream” or any American Dream for that matter.
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Jul27

Enterprise and Affordable Housing Organizations Oppose HUD’s Weakening of Nation’s Fair Housing Responsibilities

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), National Housing Trust (NHT), Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), and Housing Partnership Network (HPN) released a joint statement opposing HUD’s termination of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, an action that weakens the nation’s fair housing responsibilities.
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Jul24

Enterprise Opposes HUD Proposed Rule That Would Roll Back Transgender Protections at Federally Funded Homeless Shelters

On July 24, HUD published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would roll back protections for transgender people experiencing homelessness by allowing federally-funded homeless shelters whose facilities are segregated by sex (such as bathrooms and shared sleeping quarters) to establish a discriminatory admission policy that considers an individual’s sex and a range of other factors.
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Jul19

Journey’s End: A Community Begins to Rebuild after the 2017 Tubbs Fire

Enterprise Community Loan Fund recently provided a $2.2 million predevelopment loan to a Sonoma County nonprofit to redevelop a former mobile home park destroyed into a compact, sustainable and transit-oriented development.
Blog Post
Jul15

NYU Wagner Capstone Team's Research as Part of Enterprise’s Justice-Involved Housing Initiative

Enterprise New York’s Justice-Involved Housing Initiative aims to inform affordable housing owners and operators about anti-discrimination policies and reduce stigma against this population, while also promoting housing models that will best serve this population and identifying ways to connect justice-involved individuals to affordable homes.
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Jul15

California Budget Invests in Affordable Housing and Project HomeKey

On Monday, June 29, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the 2020 Budget Act for the State of California. The $202.1 billion budget includes critical investments in affordable housing and addressing homelessness but does not provide dedicated funding for rental assistance.
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Jul13

Unpacking Racial Disparities in Property Taxes

A recent study found that Black and Hispanic homeowners pay 10-13 percent higher effective property taxes relative to white owners with similar homes in the same jurisdiction. This blog dives deeper into this issue, noting that such disparities are just another example of deep-seeded racial inequities in housing markets.
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Jun25

California's Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program Awards $552 Million

On June 25, the  Strategic Growth Council  approved awards totaling $552 million to 26  distinct Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program applications throughout the state of California.
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Jun25

Building Capacity for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Programs

Sponsored by the California Strategic Growth Council, Enterprise is leading a team of technical assistance providers to deliver capacity building for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program throughout the state.
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