Here’s a round-up of all Enterprise content—news, blogs, resources, etc.—on State and Local Policy.

Report
May01

Gentrification Definitions and Racial Change: Considering the Evidence

Cities are not homogeneous by race and ethnicity, however, with some neighborhoods still majority non-Hispanic white. Nor are changes within these neighborhoods consistent; for example, those that have experienced gentrification – or the in-migration of higher-income households into traditionally low-income communities – likely have different patterns of racial change than non-gentrified neighborhoods, given inequalities in income distributions across households by race and ethnicity.
Blog Post
Apr30

Temporary Eviction Moratoria Protect Tenants for Now – But What’s Next?

Covid-19’s economic fallout emphasizes that relief at all levels of governments and in partnership with the private sector is essential to mitigate the pandemic’s impact on renter households’ economic and housing stability. Enterprise urges Congress to work with the administration to offer much needed rental assistance. We also encourage state and local governments to work with property owners on ensuring flexibility and assistance for impacted renters in paying their back rent.
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Blog Post
Apr23

Racial Disparities During Covid-19

Covid-19 has essentially put a microscope over the structural and institutional racism that is embedded in our communities. The only way to remedy this is with legislation focused on racial equity, improved health outcomes in low-income and rural communities, and actively undoing structural racism.
Blog Post
Feb10

Enterprise, Ohio Lead Free Kids Coalition Host Event on Lead Poisoning Prevention

On February 5th, the Ohio Lead Free Coalition hosted a lunch and learn event designed to promote a dialogue about the intersection between lead poisoning prevention, public health, and housing quality. The event emphasized the importance of cross-sector advocacy to advance public policy, and was attended by over 100 individuals, including housing developers, affordable housing advocates, public health officials, child health advocates, resident organizations, state housing officials, state health officials, and elected officials including the Ohio House of Representatives, the Ohio Senate, and locally elected officials representing the Cleveland City Council, Columbus City Council, Cuyahoga County Council and other local jurisdictions throughout Ohio.
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