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Racial Equity

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Racial Equity, from most recent to least.

A Loan Fund Launches for DC-Area Developers of Color

A Loan Fund Launches for DC-Area Developers of Color

Nena Perry-Brown | July 8th 2021

The new fund from Capital Impact Partners would target developments where at least 20% of the housing is affordable. ... read »

Chevy Chase ANC Adopts Several Housing Equity Resolutions

Chevy Chase ANC Adopts Several Housing Equity Resolutions

Nena Perry-Brown | March 23rd 2021

The resolutions are amended from recommendations given by the commission's temporary Task Force on Racism. ... read »

Montgomery County Bill Would Require Racial Impact Statements for Zoning Amendments

Montgomery County Bill Would Require Racial Impact Statements for Zoning Amendments

Nena Perry-Brown | September 30th 2020

As Montgomery County continues efforts to implement a racial equity lens in its planning process, a new bill sharpens the focus on zoning. ... read »

Black Mortgage Applicants in DC Denied at Double Citywide Rate

Black Mortgage Applicants in DC Denied at Double Citywide Rate

Nena Perry-Brown | August 5th 2020

Higher Black homeownership rates have not made DC immune to mortgage denial disparities. ... read »

Opponents of McMillan Development See Opportunity in Social Justice Movement

Opponents of McMillan Development See Opportunity in Social Justice Movement

Nena Perry-Brown | July 9th 2020

Recent news releases intensify focus on how the controversial development could impact racial and social justice. ... read »

Montgomery County Releases Guidelines for Equity in Master Planning

Montgomery County Releases Guidelines for Equity in Master Planning

Nena Perry-Brown | July 7th 2020

The Plan was released as a requirement of the Racial Equity and Social Justice Act, enacted in March. ... read »

What the Architecture and Development Industries Have Said Amid the Uprisings

What the Architecture and Development Industries Have Said Amid the Uprisings

Nena Perry-Brown | June 3rd 2020

As a growing list of organizations have released statements in response to the national wave of uprisings, UrbanTurf shares the statements of those... read »

Office of Planning Report Recommends Introducing Gentle Density Changes to DC’s Single-Family Zones

Office of Planning Report Recommends Introducing Gentle Density Changes to DC’s Single-Family Zones

Nena Perry-Brown | April 27th 2020

Along with submitting the final draft of Comp Plan amendments to the DC Council, a report also explains how the city's single-family zones can... read »

Montgomery County to Introduce Bill Requiring Racial Equity in Planning

Montgomery County to Introduce Bill Requiring Racial Equity in Planning

Nena Perry-Brown | September 16th 2019

The county is holding a hearing on land use and racial equity this morning in advance of a related bill to be introduced tomorrow. ... read »

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