Backed by a mix of civil rights groups, the suit represents a rare legal challenge: Since Brown v. Board of Education, most segregation cases have been decided in federal court.
A bill designed to expand HUD’s recognition of homelessness has focused attention on the debate over who counts as the most vulnerable population.
Outside the Twin Cities, housing advocates are fighting with local governments, reluctant neighbors—and, occasionally, each other.
What if the answer lies in changing how college admissions work?
The 91-year-old Chicago lawyer Alexander Polikoff, who argued the landmark Gautreaux case, is still working to increase housing mobility and desegregate urban areas.
A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.
The controversial bill establishes a mandatory minimum penalty for illegal firearm possession.
HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program tries to save public housing units by transferring them to the private sector. It’s earned bipartisan support, but some housing advocates worry about accountability.