Ex: low-income, majority-Black or -POC urban neighborhoods, inner-suburbs, or small towns suffering from disinvestment and with few amenities.

Inclusionary, low-opportunity communities are accessible to people of a range of incomes and racial backgrounds, though those with the means to leave, typically do. So while labeled “inclusionary” because they are open to all, in practice these communities are often racially segregated and have a larger share of people of color than the metro area or state. These communities have also seen disinvestment by public and private entities, often as the result of white flight.


In inclusionary, low-opportunity communities, redress advocates should prioritize policies and programs that stabilize families, regulate slumlords, create opportunities for mobility, and catalyze investments, such as: