An update from the world of housing law and equity, for the week of October 30-November 3, 2017
- New viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, from Megan Sandel, MD, MPH and Matthew Desmond, PhD, says investing in housing for health improves mission and margin.
- An analysis from the Seattle Times asks, “Will allowing more housing types in some single-family zones make Seattle’s whitest neighborhoods more racially diverse?”
- As sea levels rise, wealthy people can more easily afford to move to high ground, making gentrification worse, via Yale Climate Connections.
- A new study finds a correlation between the number of patents a city produces and economic segregation within its limits, via the Atlantic.
- Benjamin Somogyi argues in the Regulatory Review, to solve the next foreclosure crisis, look to Sacramento
- New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., have approved funding to provide legal defense to low-income tenants at risk of eviction. A look at how free legal help could prevent evictions, via Huffington Post.