State & Local

ICP Supports House Bill 1257-Local Control for Local Housing Problems

CONTACT YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE & ASK FOR A HEARING ON HB 1257! Click the link below for contact information and talking points. HB 1257 Request a Hearing Info On February 27, 2019, HB 1257 was referred to the Urban Affairs Committee. On February 21, 2019, Representative Rodriguez filed a related bill (HB 2187) also seeking to uncuff cities and counties […]

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 […]

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/