Advocacy

Power concedes nothing without demand : Lessons learned by Southeast Dallas residents-Recent Op-ed by ICP President

Read a recent opinion piece by ICP’s president, Demetria McCain, reflecting on the Deepwood Dump fight for neighborhood equity and today’s current struggles in the neighborhood: http://dallasexaminer.com/news/2017/sep/04/power-concedes-nothing-without-demand-lessons-lear/  

Getting Your Fair Housing Concerns Heard-VFO Webinar

Click here to download a recording of this webinar from August 30, 2017: https://www.anymeeting.com/466-056-691/E956DE84874D39 A copy of the webinar slides may be viewed here: Dallas Regional AFH Webinar Slides Aug 30 2017

Online guide for advocates to evaluate HUD regular and small area fair market rents

Two SAFMR instructional guides are now available on the Daniel & Beshara, PC website at: https://www.danielbesharalawfirm.com/new-page/.  One guide is for those who want to understand the difference SAFMRs can make in a specific area that does not use SAFMRs. This guide uses the Cleveland HUD FMR Area data as the example. The guide evaluates the percent of units made available by […]

Big Results for D/FW from ICP v. TDHCA Litigation: Increase in Housing Access outside Racially Segregated Areas & Reformed 9% LIHTC Allocation Process

To view our video about the results, click here:  https://youtu.be/EfwXfOJQIpI

ICP v. Greg Abbott re: TX’s ban on local voucher discrimination protection ordinances

ICP’s complaint was filed on February 16, 2017.  You may read the complaint here: Complaint re TX Local Ban FILED 2-16-17

ICP’s Pictorial Diary of Lincoln Property Co. Properties

View ICP’s “LPC in Frames:  A Fair Housing Picture Diary” of LPC Properties. LPC in Frames-Fair Housing Diary Jan 2017

Increase in Housing Access outside Racially Segregated Areas

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Big Results for D/FW from ICP v. TDHCA Litigation: Increase in Housing Access outside Racially Segregated Areas & Reformed 9% LIHTC Allocation Process ICP’s litigation, which sought a remedy for the racial segregation caused by the allocation of low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) in the Dallas metropolitan area, produced a substantial number of LIHTC units outside racially segregated areas […]

ICP Chooses not to Appeal 8/26/16 District Court Decision in ICP v. TDHCA

The ICP Board of Directors made the decision to not appeal the District Court’s August 26, 2016 decision in ICP v. TDHCA.