Advocating for safe, affordable housing for all Americans.
Our government’s one-size-fits-all approach to housing reduces Americans’ freedom to choose where and how they live. Through common-sense policy that addresses the core of the problem, we can ensure better housing solutions.
71% of low-income Americans spend more than 50% of their income on rent and utilities.
Source: National Low Income Housing Coalition, “The Gap Report,” 2020
Only 53% of families “rapidly rehoused” between 2009 and 2012 remained housed after rental assistance ended.
America’s churches and faith communities are an untapped resource for affordable housing capable of building thousands of homes.
Source: American Journal of Public Health
But we can do better. Our scholarship points the way to a more prosperous future.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker joined Real Life with Jack Hibbs to discuss civil rights, the state affairs in her native California, homelessness and abortion, and how we as Christians can address these very real issues.
Homeless policy must be two-pronged. One, we need local law enforcement regimes that discourage rather than encourage homelessness. Two, we need social-welfare policies that get to the core of the problem.
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education is a policy and research center that
seeks free-market solutions to provide education, employment, healthcare, and the opportunity for black
families to grow and their communities to flourish.
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