Housing Policy

Low Opportunity Areas Often Decades in the Making, But Solutions Are There

By Bethany Erickson / October 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

Thanks to a new interactive tool, we now know what opportunity looks like in all areas of Dallas. And that tool confirms what many who follow income disparity have known all along — it frequently is manifest most in geography, where decades of policy have wrought pockets of opportunity gaps throughout the city. The Opportunity […]

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Dallas’ Chief of Economic Development Raquel Favela Resigns

By Bethany Erickson / August 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Raquel Favela, Dallas’ Chief of Economic Development and Neighborhood Services, has given City Manager T.C. Broadnax her resignation, the city announced yesterday. Her resignation is effective Sept. 3. Under her tenure, which began April 2017, Favela oversaw the city’s first data-driven Market Value Analysis framework, which helped city leaders, residents and others better suss out […]

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