- Those concerned about the best routes to upward mobility for the poor and those concerned about administrative state overreach have reasons to be dubious.
- Opposition to the “affirmatively furthering fair housing” (AFFH) regulations will undoubtedly be labeled as racist defense of white suburbs. That is certainly how Donald Trump’s 2020 decision to suspend a previous Obama-era version of the rules was characterized. As CNN Business put it then, Trump was merely protecting neighborhoods with “higher-than-average shares of white households” from low-income housing.
- As per HUD’s summary, “Children who move to low-poverty neighborhoods have increased academic achievement, greater long-term chances of success, and less intergenerational poverty.”
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