Alan Jenkins is Executive Director of The Opportunity Agenda, a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in New York City with the mission of building the national will to expand opportunity in America.
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Monday, July 27, 2015
Two Major Victories for Fair Housing
It’s a rare moment when two branches of our federal government take major steps to expand opportunity for all Americans. But, with relatively little fanfare, that’s what’s happened over the last few weeks in the critical area of housing. First, on June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court held that if a...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
It’s Time for the Candidates to Get Specific on the Homeownership Crisis
Now that the presidential tickets are set, it’s time for the candidates to get specific about problems and solutions critical to our economic recovery and future prosperity. Along with job creation, they should start with Home Opportunity—the cluster of housing, homeownership, and fair lending issues that are so central to the American promise of opportunity for all.