NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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