We must vehemently reject the basic assumptions of Redlining: that some are inherently more valuable and have more to offer society than others. It will require more than patches or policy fixes. We need an intentionally transformational approach.
Why is the plan to build 200,000 units meeting opposition? Perhaps because that goal fails to address deeper inequalities behind the affordability crisis—or lend itself to simpler, more elegant solutions that could really create a more just housing market.