FHA’s homeownership mandate should cover all Americans
February 9, 2021
The dawn of a new presidency draws fresh hope and promise for the direction of our country. Catalyzing this optimism for many is President Biden’s housing plan to address the racial wealth and homeownership gap in the U.S.
UHOUSI Initiative Welcomes Timothy W. Wright III as National Co-Chair
January 28, 2021
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – The UHOUSI Initiative (UHOUSI), a comprehensive plan created to increase homeownership among African Americans, other minorities, and millennials, is pleased to announce that Timothy W. Wright III has joined the initiative as a National Co-Chair.
Property ownership has always been a great pursuit for Americans, but it takes place in the context of a great social divide. Christians often hold sacred the pursuit of home and homeland, such as Israel’s pursuit of the biblical Promised Land. Like all human endeavors, these pursuits are fraught with gross imperfections.
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, I find it befitting to pause and reflect on how far our community has come to participate in a more equitable society. However, much work remains as minorities continue to face an uphill and disproportional battle in accumulating wealth, especially when trying to secure the financial means to buy a home.