HOME has long been a source of credible housing-related research in the commonwealth. We build partnerships with local and state government, organizations, and with legislative officials to spark meaningful conversations about housing issues, educate the public and raise awareness, and advocate for systemic change in our communities.
주택 연구 및 정책에 대한 HOME의 접근 방식은 외부 및 내부에서 정보를 수집 할 수 있기 때문에 독특합니다. 우리 연구팀은 공정 주택 불만 및 조사, 주택 상담 고객, 산업 및 지역 데이터 소스에서 나타나는 추세를 연구합니다. 이 연구는 종종 경제적, 교육적, 사회적 기회를 창출하는 주택 시스템의 변화를위한 촉매제 역할을합니다. 우리가 수집하는 데이터는 주요 주택 문제를 해결하기 위한 전략적 접근 방식을 취하는 데 도움이 됩니다.
An Equity Analysis of Wealth Building Disparities in the City of Richmond, Virginia. This report stems from an analysis of mortgage lending trends in the city that HOME conducted in 2015 and expanded upon under contract in 2019.
Limited Housing Options for Households Utilizing Housing Choice Vouchers. This report provides an update to research on voucher utilization in the Richmond metro region.
Evaluation of HOME’s Move to Opportunity Program. In early 2018, HOME administered a survey to better understand the impact its mobility counseling program has on families with children.
Can we learn and live together? This report looks at how segregated housing patterns limit access to financial resources, entrench poverty, concentrate environmental hazards, and create poorer health and educational outcomes. A collaboration between Virginia Commonwealth University, HOME, and the University of Richmond.
A Spatial Analysis of Segregation in the Richmond Region. This report examines the changing nature of segregation in the metro-Richmond area, which is now far more multiracial than it was in the past. It offers an understanding of the growing diversity and deepening double segregation by race and poverty in schools.
An Analysis of the City’s Lending Patterns. This report stemmed from an analysis of subprime lending patterns in the City of Richmond during the years leading up to the housing crisis. HOME conducted this analysis of the city’s largest lending institutions to better understand the mortgage outcomes of homebuyers throughout the city.
Over the course of 2014, HOME tested housing providers in the Richmond, Virginia region (the city of Richmond, Henrico County, and Chesterfield County) to determine the extent to which LGBT homeseekers experience discrimination.
Mapping RVA Exhibit.
The Richmond Region Opportunity Map underscores the important role that housing plays in accessing opportunity. Opportunity mapping is a technique used to demonstrate the impact that housing choice has on a person’s ability to access all of the resources that comprise opportunity.