affirmatively further fair housing

Video: Understanding ICP’s 2021 Petitions for Rulemaking

View our YouTube video explaining our 2021 petitions for rulemaking filed with the U.S. Treasury Department (IRS) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.   Find the petitions here: Treasury/IRS: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LLdOVMXdxrv4hr3CTJi7z_VQldqrfOp6/view?usp=sharing Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G5gif2qf5JGnS-F3yfKTZUR4it-SiiPq/view?usp=sharing

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: Journeying toward Furthering Fair Housing in 2021 (end-of-year donation campaign)

Journeying toward Furthering Fair Housing in 2021 It’s been a hard year. There is no doubt about it. Although a vaccine has been released and many believe health related improvements for our country are around the corner, the outlook for low income housing does not appear to be improving anytime soon. Moreover, the level of …

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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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Voices for Opportunity Resources: Advocating for Equitable Zoning in Historically Segregated Dallas Neighborhoods / Recursos de Voces por Oportunidades: Abogando por una Zonificación Equitativa en Vecindarios Históricamente Segregados en Dallas

As a continuation of the People’s Zoning Workshops hosted by ICP in southern and west Dallas, we are excited to share these zoning resources with you. Because discriminatory zoning negatively affects the health, housing and the quality of life for adults and children, these resources aim to assist Dallas residents in positively influencing government and …

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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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Sterlingshire Apartments (Dallas, TX): How the City and State Steer Low-Income Kids of Color to High Crime Neighborhoods

Neighborhood equity requires the City of Dallas to fully address the residents’ of this Pleasant Grove community’s long-held concerns about crime safety.  Law abiding residents deserve better. Children’s lives are literally at stake. Despite age-old community concerns, the city and state housing agencies chose the corner of Bruton Rd. and St. Augustine Dr. as a …

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ICP’s Voices for Opportunity Advocacy Training Announces: The People’s Zoning Workshops

Dallas residents are learning how zoning and land use impact their neighborhoods and can contribute to neighborhood inequity. Join us in better understanding how you can participate in the zoning process, start realizing a vision for your neighborhood and ensure fair housing.  Watch for upcoming workshops throughout the year.  Follow for us on social media …

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