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The Inclusive Communities Project Announces its New Theory of Change

ANNOUNCEMENT! ICP begins Mobilizing Support in High-Growth Suburban Dallas to Overcome Housing Barriers Over the past months, the Inclusive Communities Project’s (ICP) leadership has engaged in a strategic planning process designed to allow ICP to continue serving its mission while updating its theory of change, one that reflects the affordable and fair housing conditions in …

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The Inclusive Communities Project Submits Two Requests asking U.S. Treasury Department to Adopt Rules to Comply with Obligations under the Fair Housing Act of 1968

     The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (ICP), a Dallas fair housing organization, has requested the Secretary of Treasury to adopt rules to comply with its IRS’ and banking agency’s obligations to affirmatively further fair housing and to adhere to the Fair Housing Act in the siting of apartment complexes built through the department’s Low-Income …

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ICP’s Second Apartment Survey Shows Abysmal Results as Rampant Discrimination against Housing Choice Voucher Holders Continues to Segregate North Texas Households

Three years after release of its 2017 landlord survey report, which showed only 12% of landlords in Dallas, Collin, Denton and Rockwall counties accepting renters who use housing choice voucher subsidies, the Inclusive Communities Project’s (ICP) 2020 report shows worse results with only seven percent (7%) acceptance. For Dallas County alone, the acceptance rate was …

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New Housing Search Resource: Maps & Data Showing Crime Near City of Dallas Low-income Housing Tax Credit Complexes

     Last week Daniel & Beshara, P.C. released maps and data showing the levels of crime with which many City of Dallas low-income renters, including housing choice voucher holders, must bear.  In most cases, residents endure living around crime brought by those not living in or near their homes. While the City of Dallas …

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ICP’s Apartment Survey Results Shows a Perpetuation of Residential Segregation as Entire Dallas Area Cities are Off-Limits to Housing Choice Voucher Holders

The Inclusive Communities Project directed a survey of private market-rate multi-family apartment complexes in the Dallas region.  There were 1901 properties in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Rockwall counties surveyed.  Only twelve percent (12%) of those surveyed said they will rent to families with a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV).  Only four percent (4%) of the complexes …

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ICP Calls on the North Central Texas Council of Governments to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

The North Central Texas Council of Governments could greatly assist in the provision of equitable and affordable housing in the Dallas metropolitan area by issuing a call for projects under its Sustainable Development. Sustainable Development projects that address the lack of affordable rental housing in opportunity areas outside of racially and ethnically concentrated areas of …

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