Ponchartrain Park New Orleans & the American Home Dream Which the Biden Administration Aims to Undermine; Comment Deadline July 12th

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Nothing like this had been done in the country. White people didn’t think black people could afford it. [But] They set records on paying mortgages. — Rosa Kellerhttps://cat.xula.edu/unmasked/articles/419/

The aim used to be for all Americans to live well. This meant access to single family homes. Ponchartrain Park was a first step in the right direction.

Developed in the 1950s, “Pontchartrain Park attracted middle- and upper-class African-American residents and became a symbol that the American Dream could be a reality for all Americans….”https://prcno.org/resources/pontchartrain-park/

Instead of aspiring for a good life for all Americans, the Biden Administration aims to undermine single family zoning so that no one can have the opportunity to live well.

Comment deadline July 12, 2021: “FR-6249-I-01 Restoring Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Definitions and Certifications Posted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Jun 10, 2021https://www.regulations.gov/document/HUD-2021-0031-0001 The…

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