Author: Haiyang Su

Congratulations to Will Burnett (CHCS HIT)!

Community is a main motivator for Will Burnett, who recently graduated with his bachelor’s in public health from the Department of Public Health Education. From working as a field data collector with the Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) to interning with the New Arrival Institute, Burnett applied public health principles to make real-world impact in the community — all while maintaining...

Racial Equity in Home Ownership

The Center for Housing and Community Studies convened its latest Housing Hangout today with a look at racially-disparate access to home ownership.  Black families face greater obstacles to home ownership – predatory lending, abusive credit scoring, the legacy of redlining, low income. The result: a rate of home ownership that’s as much as twenty-five percentage points lower in Black communities...