Henry Cisneros: Presidential candidates need to talk housing policy, now

The 2016 presidential campaign sparked a long overdue national conversation about rising levels of income inequality in our country.

At the heart of this conversation is the testing of a proposition first conveyed to most of us as children – that America is a special place where everyone has the chance to move up the economic ladder by virtue of hard work and talent regardless of our initial station in life. What matters most, we were told, is not where you come from but where you are going.

Of course, our country often falls short of this ideal, most notably with […]