Bedrosian Director Raphael Bostic Quoted on Marketplace

Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic was quoted on Marketplace in a story title “Highland Park Swap Mall: A Year Later.” The story discusses the changing landscape of the northeast Los Angeles neighborhood Highland Park, focusing on a building that until recently housed the Highland Hotel and a “swap mall,” or collection of stores selling discounted…

Op-Ed: Without affordable options, families in N.J. will continue struggling to make rent

                      Last week, an opinion piece by Director Raphael Bostic discussing the issue of affordable housing was featured on nj.com. In his article, he cites the startling fact that one in four of the 42 million American families who rent their homes pay more than half…

KPCC Features a Story on Richard Green

Bedrosian Center faculty Richard Green is headed to Washington, DC this fall as a new senior housing adviser at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he will advise on housing financing. In a story discussing his exciting move, KPCC interviewed Green about his expertise in the Southern California housing market and his goals for his…

Bostic Writes about Fair Housing on Shelterforce

Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic recently wrote about some hot topics in housing- a recent Supreme Court ruling and HUD’s Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule- on Shelterforce. On Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project Inc., Bostic writes that Court’s decision is “a critical victory for fair housing and another important step on…

Director Raphael Bostic Interviewed on New Fair Housing Rule

Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic recently spoke with DS News to discuss HUD’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule, which was announced in early July. AFFH intends to help communities that receive HUD funding meet long-standing fair housing obligations. During the interview, Bostic discussed what he hopes AFFH will help accomplish: My hope is that the rule actually results in…

Bostic quoted in Orlando Sentinel

In an article about HUD’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, which reaffirms the tenets of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic is optimistic that community planning process can be inclusive and honest about issues of residential segregation and access to resources.   “Americans really do care about broader society and broader community. I…