2020 Housing Strategy Story

Building communities through equitable, affordable housing

Casamira: Detroit, MI | Worthington Woods: Washington, D.C. | Depot Community Apartments: Hayward, CA

It was a dark day in Washington, D.C. when Ronnie Jamison and his neighbors learned that their apartment building was sold, and they may be forced to leave. Working together, they turned to a local law called “TOPA” to help them remain in the neighborhood many had lived and raised kids in for decades. They just needed assistance from a buyer—and a lender.

Meet Ronnie and others applying innovative mission-driven solutions to today’s housing crisis.