9/15/2021 in Print & Online Coverage

Advocates call on top Democrats for $100B in housing investments (The Hill)

Advocates are calling on top Democratic lawmakers to allocate $100 billion for housing investments in the party’s multitrillion-dollar reconciliation bill.

Three civil rights and fair housing groups penned a letter to top House and Senate Democrats on Monday, urging them to include the money in targeted first-generation down payment assistance in the $3.5 trillion bill to “take an initial step to reverse the harms of government-sponsored discrimination in the nation’s housing finance system.” Read more here.