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Advocates release plan to increase Black homeownership

“This collaborative is made up with people in the private sector who are ready to work with government, we will fight for this with government, but we are not waiting for government. These industry organizations are committed to doing this regardless of what government does because it’s good business, it’s good for the country and because we get it.” – David M. Dworkin

The Black Homeownership Gap Is Worse. Here’s What’s Being Done.

“We know that people who own homes have more wealth, but many of today’s Black homebuyers are first-generation buyers and this is because of laws that discriminated against their parents and grandparents. So to people who think this assistance is unfair, we understand that it wasn’t your fault that these laws were made. But if we don’t do something about what happened in the past, that is our fault.” – David M. Dworkin

Industry Reacts to HUD Deputy Secretary Confirmation

“David M. Dworkin President and CEO National Housing Conference (NHC) in March announced support for Todman, calling the former National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) CEO the ‘perfect combination of experience to one of the nation’s most important positions in housing.'”

The Wrong Way to Build Black Wealth

“For advocates like David Dworkin, President and CEO of the National Housing Conference, the choice between boldness and incrementalism is clear. A proponent of Waters’ proposal, he acknowledges the potential controversy over its structure but argues the need for an upfront debate about racial equity. ‘It’ll definitely be difficult for some people to understand, but this is a difficult conversation that we need to have,’ he said.”

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