State & Local

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-

Lewisville Fair Housing Survey & Draft Report Online

As the City of Lewisville compiles its Assessment for Fair Housing report to HUD, it has posted an online Fair Housing Survey at https://www.research.net/r/2016LewisvilleFHSurvey. The public is invited to take the survey, which will be available online until December 30, 2016. Response submissions may be anonymous, and the survey welcomes comments from Lewisville residents (including renters and homeowners) and other […]

Lewisville, TX conducts Assessment of Fair Housing

The City of Lewisville is conducting an Assessment of Fair Housing and is holding multiple public forums to discuss fair housing issues and how they may be addressed.  The upcoming public session will take place on November 15, 2016 at 6:30PM.  The City Council meeting when the assessment will be discussed will place on December 19, 2016 at 7PM.  For […]

Addison TX Amends Exclusionary Deed Restriction

Addison Circle FountainsBy Mahanga (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Town of Addison (TX) Amends Economic Development Agreement for Addison Grove Development after ICP Complains about Exclusion of Housing for Families Participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program The Town of Addison, a Dallas suburb, has no housing choice vouchers within its borders even though about 70% of the dwellings in the Town are multifamily rental units. Many of these […]

City of Lewisville undergoing Assessment for Fair Housing: Stakeholders Welcomed

ATTENTION!! The City of Lewisville is undergoing an evaluation process under HUD’s new Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Rule. The results of the evaluation are to be included in the city’s Assessment for Fair Housing. Under HUD’s rule, individuals, organizations and other stakeholders are encouraged to give input during the process. If you’d like to connect with the city to be […]