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1 + James Carras

2 + Carras Community Investment, Inc. Prepared Fair Housing and Equity Assessment for regional vision and plan – Seven/50 Prepared Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing for regional vision and plan – Seven/50 2

3 + Opportunity & Equity Economic Development HousingTransportationEducation 3

4 + Measuring Opportunity and Equity 4 Demographic Race Linguistic Isolation Economic Household Income PovertyUnemployment Nutritional Assistance Education Educational Attainment Public Schools Neighborhood Housing Occupancy Household Composition Housing Affordability Gap Cost Burdon of Households Affordable Housing Access to a Supermarket Transportation Commuting Pattern Access to a Vehicle

5 + Cost-Burdened Home Owners 5

6 + Cost-Burdened Renters 6

7 + Of the total population, low-income, renters are disproportionately cost-burdened by housing 7

8 + A disproportionately high percentage of renters in Broward are minorities, which also means a disproportionate number of minorities are cost- burdened. 8

9 + African American 9 Broward County has a significant number of highly concentrated pockets of segregated African Americans

10 + Hispanic 10 Broward County has a significant number of highly concentrated pockets of segregated Hispanics

11 + White 11 Broward County has highly concentrated pockets of segregation

12 + Poverty is also concentrated as well as being correlated to race and ethnicity. 12% percent of the total population is below poverty level An especially high proportion of African Americans are below the poverty level. 12 Hispanic/ Latino Black/Afri can American White

13 + Poverty + Families 13

14 + Travel Time to Work 14

15 + Dichotomies in who uses various modes of transportation: 15

16 + Housing and Transportation Costs 16 Broward County and south Florida leads the nation in the number of households that spend more than 50% of their income on housing and transportation costs. Significant impact on affordability

17 + Educational Attainment– Percent of Population over 25 with less than a high school education 17

18 + Educational Attainment- Percent of Population over 25 with a High School Diploma/GED but no college 18

19 + Educational Attainment- Percent of Population over 25 with a College Degree 19

20 + Educational Attainment- FCAT Scores 20

21 + Other indicators Health care Financial Assets and Income Culture and Arts Infrastructure Job centers and accessibility 21

22 + Big picture: the broad relationship between indicators 22 Census Tract Score: #% VERY HIGH 2.1% HIGH % MODERATE % LOW 10128% VERY LOW 236.3%

23 + Where do we go from here? Grow good jobs, not just any jobs, but those that pay family-supporting wages— including a higher minimum wage, offer benefits, and provide opportunities for advancement. Maximize federal and state investments in transportation and other infrastructure to connect underrepresented workers to employment. Invest in people. upgrade the skills of our diverse workforce through investments in education and job training for underrepresented workers and build strong community college systems Guarantee that every child has a fair shot at success by making sure that all children have access to high-quality education, from pre-K through invest in communities, Not only through public programs but also private values and value-driven investment to transform distressed neighborhoods into vibrant communities that offer all residents access to good jobs, top-notch schools, transportation and all the vital services that lead to opportunity. 23

24 + Thank you! For further information contact James Carras Phone: Principle Researchers FHEA: Urban Revitalization Strategies – Rebecca Walters and Serge Atherwood RAI: Anna McMaster and Rasheed Shotoyo 24


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