Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

January 12, 2017

Thursday’s Advocacy & Think Tank Roundup

By Jamila Moore

  • Colorado school districts and politicians banned together to provide housing to staff members and students. Rentals in the Colorado have increased at rapid rates. As a result, many school districts have been building their own housing developments to support the housing crisis.
  • Anand Parekh and Dennis Shea gave Ben Carson guidelines to help ensure Americans are healthy and have the appropriate housing. The four guidelines range from healthcare, broadband access, to senior living.
  • Since 2010, foreclosures in the U.S. have decreased dramatically, a whopping 78.2%. As of November 2016, foreclosures were down 30%. This comes as no surprise because the economy is better and more Americans are employed.
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