Recommended Reading

The following resources on this topic were recommended during the symposium.

Books

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Author: Isabel Wilkerson

Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities
Author: Andre M. Perry

Race for Profit
Author: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Strategic CaseMaking: The Field Guide for Building Public and Political Will
Author: Dr. Tiffany Manuel

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
Author: Heather McGhee

What Works: To Promote Inclusive, Equitable Mixed-Income Communities
Editors: Mark Joseph and Amy Khare

Initiatives

Brookings-Ashoka Challenge

Building Black Wealth Campaign | California Housing Finance Agency

CONVERGENCE | Tennessee Housing Development Agency
THDA’s work in Memphis with the Mortgage Bankers Association to increase African American homeownership

From Challenge to Opportunity—Reaching Households of Color or Hispanic Ethnicity | Minnesota Housing

LISC ACRE Program

Opening Doors and SmartBuy | Illinois Housing Development Authority
IHDA’s programs to cut student loan debt and provide down payment assistance to help households of color and others become homeowners

MassHousing

Also:

Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2023 | Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

WHEDA Advantage | Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Testimony for Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities by WHEDA’s Joaquín Altoro and May yer Thao (December 11, 2020)

Research

2019 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report
Publisher: National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

What May Work about the Mixed-Income Approach: Reflections and Implications for the Future
Author: Rachel G. Bratt

Tenure and Location Choice Among Hispanic Households (October 2019)
Author: Rocio Sanchez-Moyano