D.C.-area leaders prioritize equity in transportation, housing and funding decisions – The Washington Post

Native officers will prioritize 351 census tracts designated as “equity emphasis areas.” These tracts — collectively with 1.6 million residents, or about 30 % of the area’s inhabitants — exceed the areaal common of low-income households and have extreme numbers of Black, Asian or Latino residents. For event, local leaders might favor them when deciding the place to focus new housing, plant timber or set up meals-safety packages.