Tag: housing discrimination
The financial industry has been one of the main perpetrators of racial discrimination. It should be obligated to serve all communities, particularly communities of color.
The worsening housing crisis shows that we must develop comprehensive tools and programs to keep families housed and their assets preserved.
A new book explores the history, impact, and policy solutions to racial segregation.
The wealth gap is probably best illustrated in the way our country has, and has not, provided access to the single most important determinant of wealth for the majority of people in the United States—home and land ownership.
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Advocates must insist that state guidelines not use exclusionary practices to deny people of color this housing opportunity, nor create housing that reinforces racial and ethnic segregation.
Housing discrimination continues to plague the market, as does the myth that the housing crisis resulted from extending homeownership and home mortgage credit to historically underserved groups: minority families. Even with the Obama administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan and, within that, the Making Home Affordable program, minority groups continue to suffer ongoing discrimination and fair housing violations.