State & Local

Op-Ed: What Do We Have to Offer Harvey Evacuees?

The Dallas area overflows with charitable giving, but does it have affordable housing to help evacuees?  Read ICP president’s most recent opinion piece. http://dallasexaminer.com/news/2017/sep/11/what-do-we-have-offer-harvey-evacuees/

From Confederacy to Neighborhood Inequity-Recent op-ed by ICP President

Read a recent opinion piece by ICP’s president, Demetria McCain, regarding neighborhood inequity in the City of Dallas. http://dallasexaminer.com/news/2017/aug/28/confederacy-neighborhood-inequity/?page=2#at_pco=smlwn-1.0&at_si=59a6e55a3dabd414&at_ab=per-2&at_pos=0&at_tot=1  

WEBINAR TODAY–Getting Your Fair Housing Concerns Heard: Assessment of Fair Housing in the Dallas Region

Click here to view the attached flyer:  https://www.inclusivecommunities.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/AFH-VFO-Webinar-Announcement-FINAL.jpg

City of Dallas Should Prioritize Low Income Renters as it Considers Voluntary Inclusionary Zoning Provisions

ICP supports an inclusionary zoning ordinance that affirmatively furthers fair housing and helps desegregate housing for low income renters of color who seek options for their families. ICP supports an inclusionary zoning ordinance that increases available rental housing in lower poverty, well-resourced, higher opportunity areas for families with children who fall below 50% of the area median income. ICP supports […]

ICP’s Apartment Survey Results Shows a Perpetuation of Residential Segregation as Entire Dallas Area Cities are Off-Limits to Housing Choice Voucher Holders

The Inclusive Communities Project directed a survey of private market-rate multi-family apartment complexes in the Dallas region.  There were 1901 properties in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Rockwall counties surveyed.  Only twelve percent (12%) of those surveyed said they will rent to families with a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV).  Only four percent (4%) of the complexes in majority white non-Hispanic zip […]

Share Your Fair Housing Concerns to Your City!

Click here to read more:  AFH PSA 6-20-17 City of Dallas’ May 10, 2017 list of public meetings by council district: http://www.dallascityhall.com/government/Council%20Meeting%20Documents/hou_6_assessment-of-fair-housing-public-participation-meetings_memo_051517.pdf Meeting listing posted by North Texas Fair Housing AFH site (University of Texas at Arlington): http://www.northtexasrha.com/public-meetings/

OpEd: Will the Galleria/Valley View Area become a Poverty-Free Zone?

The OpEd may be read here: https://medium.com/@ICPMobility/will-dallas-galleria-valley-view-area-become-a-poverty-free-zone-e13da059404d#.g8absk7de    

ICP Fair Housing Analysis of 9% LIHTC Applications Submitted to City of Dallas & ICP’s Request for City to Support the Carolina Chase Proposal

Read the letter here. ICP ltr to Dallas Council Mayor re LIHTC support submissions 2-