Shanti Abedin

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Shanti Abedin is the director of Inclusive Communities at the National Fair Housing Alliance, where she oversees the administration of community relief grants to African American and Latino neighborhoods that were negatively affected by discriminatory practices following the foreclosure crisis. Additionally, Abedin supports NFHA’s efforts to address discrimination in the maintenance and marketing of bank-owned properties and provides research and analytical support for a number of NFHA projects and publications.
Photo credit: National Fair Housing Alliance

How Poorly Maintained Bank-owned Homes Harm Black and Latino Communities

Bank-seized properties in these communities of color have higher rates of neglect, and the situation has prompted a lawsuit.