To Build Back Better, Congress Must Increase HUD Funding

Introduction When President Joe Biden was elected, and HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge was confirmed, housing advocates hoped for a sea change in federal housing policy to address America’s skyrocketing housing shortage and affordability crisis. Now, some 60+ days into his administration, housing proponents need to keep the pressure on the White House and Congress to…

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The Past, Present, and Future of Freeways

HAC intern extraordinaire Olivia Bergin takes a deep dive into the history of freeways, examines their adverse effects on communities of color, and looks toward the growing momentum for tearing them down and building more vibrant and inclusive communities.   A brief history of freeways  Freeways were mass-produced following the passing of the Federal Highway Act…

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