NIMC Completes Community Assessment in Ferguson, Missouri

January 6, 2017 / No Comments

The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities completed a community assessment in Ferguson, Missouri, focusing on the residents who live in the isolated southeast corner of the city where Michael Brown was killed in August 2014. Through interviewing residents and community and institutional...

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NIMC Issues Comprehensive Report on HOPE VI

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

The most comprehensive compilation and analysis of the federal housing program HOPE VI has been completed by the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC). The overarching research question of this study, which covers the period from 1993 to 2014, is: What is the income and tenure mi...

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Mark Joseph to Present at National Press Club May 23

May 10, 2016 / No Comments

The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and The Annie E. Casey Foundation are hosting a discussion and book signing in honor of Associate Professor Mark Joseph, who is a CSSP Senior Fellow, and his co-author, University of Chicago Professor Robert Chaskin, at the National Press Club in W...

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School Completes Assessment of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress; Open Sessions Scheduled

February 29, 2016 / No Comments

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress has released their 2015 Organizational Assessment Report, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress: External Role, Relationships, and Impact, which was recently completed by a Mandel School team led by Associate Professor Mark Joseph, PhD and Assistant Professor Mark Chupp,...

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Mark Joseph Begins Blogging for NHI’s Shelterforce Magazine

February 23, 2016 / No Comments

Associate Professor Mark Joseph, PhD, founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities and a Faculty Associate of the Poverty Center, is now regularly blogging for Rooflines, the community development blog of Shelterforce Magazine, published by the National Housing Institu...

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Book Talk featuring NIMC Director and Associate Professor Mark Joseph

February 23, 2016 / No Comments

Join Faculty Associates Lisa Damour and Mark Joseph as they discuss their recently released books: Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood (Damour) and Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation (Chaskin a...

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Can San Francisco Get Mixed-Income Public Housing Redevelopment Right?

December 18, 2015 / No Comments

New article in Shelterforce “Can San Francisco Get Mixed-Income Public Housing Redevelopment Right?” by NIMC’s Mark Joseph and co-authors Nancy Latham, Rachel G. Kleit and Steven LaFrance discusses how the HOPE SF program is aiming to explicitly avoid many of the problems mixed-...

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New Book Co-Authored by Mark Joseph Examines Mixed-Income Housing

November 12, 2015 / No Comments

The mixed success of Chicago’s foray into mixed-income development is detailed in the new book Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation (344 pages, University of Chicago Press), co-written by Associate Professor Mark L. Joseph, founding dire...

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Join Mixed-Income Center for a Public Affairs Seminar and Book Launch

October 29, 2015 / No Comments

Join Dr. Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities team for a conversation on Integrating the Inner City Through Mixed-Income Development. This event is sponsored by the Center for Policy Studies at Case Western Reserve University and co-sponsored by the Jack, Joseph and...

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Reimagining Public Housing: Boston Globe Features Dr. Mark Joseph

October 9, 2015 / No Comments

The Boston Globe has been following the story of the Bunker Hill public housing development in Charlestown that will be redeveloped into a mixed-income development. The Boston Housing Authority recently selected Corcoran Jennison and SunCal to redevelop Bunker Hill, a $1 billion project. Corcoran...

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New Report: Scan of the Field on Resident Services in Mixed-Income Developments

September 11, 2015 / No Comments

 The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities is excited to announce the release of the second scan of the field. In one of our roles as a central resource for research and information on mixed-income developments, we conduct periodic scans of the mixed-income field on specific topics of p...

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NIMC’s Joseph Talks to Marketplace about NYC Poor Door Ban

July 8, 2015 / No Comments

New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has banned the development of poor doors, or separate entrances for low-income and market-rate residents in newly constructed affordable housing buildings. According to the new policy entered into law on June 25th, developers will no longer receive the t...

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HUD Panel: Investing in People and Places for Upward Mobility

June 17, 2015 / No Comments

On June 25th from 2pm-4pm HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research will host a dialogue exploring strategies for investing in people and in places to support upward mobility, a key challenge in mixed-income communities.  A panel of leading researchers and practitioners will discuss r...

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Dismantling the Towers: Mark Joseph in Chicago Reporter

March 24, 2015 / No Comments

Mark Joseph is featured in the Chicago Reporter article “Dismantling the towers” about the transformation of the public housing complex Henry Horner Homes into the mixed-income development named Westhaven Park. Joseph and his colleagues at the University of Chicago have researched Wes...

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Mark Joseph on HuffPost Live discussion about mixed-income communities

February 6, 2015 / No Comments

Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC), Mark Joseph,  participated in a HuffPost Live  discussion called “Could Mixed-Income Housing Be Hurting Poor Boys?” on the benefits and challenges of mixed-income communities based on new research from Candice Odgers and coll...

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New article on race in mixed-income developments

November 7, 2014 / No Comments

New co-authored article, “The Enduring Significance of Race in Mixed-Income Developments” by NIMC Director, Mark Joseph and colleagues Amy Khare and Robert Chaskin from the University of Chicago was recently published in Urban Affairs Review. Drawing on data from a multiyear research ...

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Hear Mark Joseph’s Stories from Ghana on October 30

October 29, 2014 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, an associate professor at the Mandel School and director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, spent his recent sabbatical in the Department of Geography at the University of Ghana in West Africa, conducting emerging research on mixed-income neighborhoods in Accra. ...

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Mark Joseph Named to Cityscape Board, Selected to Introduce Author Zadie Smith at CWRU

September 24, 2014 / No Comments

Professor Mark Joseph has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Cityscape, the journal produced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dr. Joseph is the director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities and is a faculty associate at the Center on Urban Poverty an...

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NIMC’s Joseph in New York Times: Separate but equal is slippery slope

May 23, 2014 / No Comments

Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, Dr. Mark L. Joseph, commented on a growing practice of amenity exclusion in the New York Times article “What’s next, a Bouncer?” on May 16, 2014. The separation of amenities is becoming more frequent in New York City’s apartment bui...

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