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Keeping Renters in Their Homes Through Collective Action

By Sasha Forbes More U.S. households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965. In fact, renters have become the majority in almost a quarter of the nation’s 100 most populous cities. In Memphis, that number is as high 58 percent and in Chicago, 51 percent. Renters in the U.S. are […]

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SPARCC’s Midpoint

SPARCC is a bold, ambitious initiative to change the way communities shape the built environment to reduce racial disparities, build a culture of health, and prepare for a changing climate. The initiative’s long-term goal is to change the way regions grow, invest, and build to benefit all residents, and do not replicate past policies practices […]

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SPARCC in Action: Accessory Dwelling Units in West Denver

“Why do we have to rely on developers to fix our problems when this is our own neighborhood and we own the land?” asks Renee Martinez-Stone of the West Denver Resistance Collaboration, one of the members of SPARCC’s Denver collaborative table. The West Denver Resistance Collaboration’s West Denver Single Family Plus (WDSF+) program is gaining […]

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