April 30, 2018

Rental Assistance Demonstration in Northfield, Minnesota: Three Links Apartments

Three Links Apartments in Northfield, Minnesota is a quiet and attractive senior living community of 20,000 people about an hour south of the Twin Cities and an hour north of the Iowa-Minnesota border. MaryLou Murphy, Eldora Sietz, and Diane Decker share their experience going through a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) renovation.  The improvements allowed tenants who require accessibility features to live at the property while maintaining their independence. Read more of their story here.

April 27, 2018

50 Years of Enforcing the Fair Housing Act

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Photo: President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

Ongoing segregation in America, regular reports of sexual harassment in housing, newly-constructed properties inaccessible to people with disabilities – these are just some examples that underscore that we have not yet vanquished housing discrimination. We can, however, look back on 50 years of enforcement to determine how we may make the progress that has eluded us. Continue reading