What is wealth? What are the barriers of access to economic security—and how do we overcome them? Today on the show, Ali explores these questions in-depth with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, one of the authors of the new report “Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide.” He offers a clear overview of the racial wealth gap, […]
Over 50% of Madison residents are renters, and over 13,000 households are paying more than half of their monthly income in rent—and that’s not counting Madison’s student population of 40,000. What can be done about this? Today on the show, guest host Brenda Konkel hosts a vital conversation about affordable housing with Olivia Parry, senior […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with the candidates for the Dane County Supervisory Board, District 11 — Al Matano, Nancy Bogue and Kelly Danner. Among the issues covered are the controversial Dane County Jail, transportation, bridging the rural-urban divide, and affordable housing. EDIT: Nancy Bogue would like to clarify her answer concerning rural transportation. “When […]
Our good friend, Andy Heidt, joins us to talk about his new gig as Executive Director of the Bayfield Foundation — affordable housing, anyone? Andy may also have a few comments about the state of Dane County unions….
What is the latest with affordable housing in Madison? What is the city’s approach to the issue? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Laurel Bastian of the Fair Housing Council joined Jan Miyasaki on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the work of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison and the work they do to eliminate discrimination in housing. In her words, they seek to ensure that “nothing comes between an individual and the housing that they qualify for” and that there are racially and economically integrated housing patterns across Madison and Dane County.