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We also have a short video on bed bugs discussing non-pesticidal strategies for preventing and managing bed bugs in apartment housing. It includes information about potential health risks of foggers, bug bombs, and other chemicals commonly used for bed bug treatment.”
Texas Department of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project
Supreme Court vs. Neighborhood Segregation
In a surprising move on Thursday, the United States’ highest court ruled that policies even inadvertently relegating minorities to poor areas violate the Fair Housing Act.
Housing Toolbox for Western Policymakers (Mostly Idaho)
Expanding housing choices has benefits far beyond fair housing compliance; housing diversity is equally important for community and economic development strategies.
We hope to update and expand these resources to be more useful to local and state policy makers and housing stakeholders. This data can help inform a larger statewide housing needs assessment and resource allocation process. See also “What Every City and County Needs to Know’ for additional information from the 2011 Analysis of Impediments.
County data sets for demographics, poverty and housing/transportation cost burden.