Investing in Inclusive Communities
How Fair Housing Organizations Foster Diverse And Stable Neighborhoods Using the Federal Fair Housing Act
This report provides a detailed overview of how 14 fair housing centers invested $27 million in predominantly African American and Latino communities following an agreement with Wells Fargo Bank in 2013. This publication contains information on the major strategies employed in the 19 cities where community relief grants were invested. It also includes the stories of grantees and families in the community and provides best practices for future community investment endeavors.
“Many neighborhoods across the country have been seriously damaged by the foreclosure crisis, including the devastating impact of poorly maintained foreclosures on property values, curb appeal, and tax revenue for schools. Our joint efforts will help lay the foundation to get some of those neighborhoods back on their feet.”
Shanna Smith, President and CEO
National Fair Housing Alliance