Advocacy

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 v. U.S. Department of the Treasury & OCC Case Moves Forward

On October 28, 2016, the District Court for the Northern District of Texas permitted the Inclusive Communities Project’s (ICP) case against the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to move forward.  The District Court did so by denying the government’s motion to dismiss ICP’s claims against the U.S. Department of the Treasury and […]

Policy Recommendations to City of Dallas to Address Historic Patterns of Segregation

ICP Makes Nine Policy Recommendations to City of Dallas to Address Historic Patterns of Segregation and its Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing The City of Dallas must stop increasing the racial segregation of low-income housing and the accompanying harms to the families in those units and to the entire community. The existing affordable housing policies have been to encourage, […]

ICP’s Fair Housing Case is Affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court

The Inclusive Communities Project’s (ICP) Fair Housing Case is affirmed. U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater’s use of disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act was affirmed as was the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’ decision affirming the use of disparate impact liability. This case, involving the State of Texas’ perpetuation of racial segregation in its […]