Racial Disparities in Home Appreciation

Racial Disparities in Home Appreciation

Implications of the Racially Segmented Housing Market for African Americans’ Equity Building and the Enforcement of Fair Housing Policies

Michaela Zonta, Center for American Progress, July 15, 2019. Available Here. 

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The gap between rich and poor Americans’ health is widening

The gap between rich and poor Americans’ health is widening
Susie Neilson, Whyy, June 30, 2019. Available here. 
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Attacking the Black–White Opportunity Gap That Comes from Residential Segregation

Attacking the Black–White Opportunity Gap That Comes from Residential Segregation

Kimberly Quick and Richard D. Kahlenberg, The Century Foundation, June 25, 2019. Available here. 

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Black Poverty Is Rooted in Real-Estate Exploitation

Black Poverty Is Rooted in Real-Estate Exploitation

A new study in Chicago shows how the dream of homeownership was converted into a poverty trap.

Mark Whitehouse, Bloomberg, June 17, 2019. Available here. 

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New Maps Reveal How Racial Segregation Shortens Life Expectancies Across US

New Maps Reveal How Racial Segregation Shortens Life Expectancies Across US

Sarah Sloat, Inverse, June 10, 2019. Available Here.

 

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Yes, In My Back Yard: A new approach to housing affordability could

Yes, In My Back Yard: A new approach to housing affordability could work in Connecticut 

Dwight Merriam, Hartford Courant, June 2, 2019. Available here

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29 Hartford families evacuated after raw sewage flood

29 Hartford families evacuated after raw sewage flood

Zinnia Maldonado, Fox61, June 6, 2019. Available Here.

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America's Most Polluting Incinerators Disproportionately Affect Low-Income Neighborhoods and Communities of Color

America's Most Polluting Incinerators Disproportionately Affect Low-Income Neighborhoods and Communities of Color

For decades, the federal government has attempted to better prioritize equity in environmental initiatives. A new report highlights one area in which those efforts have fallen short.

Leah Dunlevy, Pacific Standard, May 21, 2019. Available Here

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Childhood Asthma: A Lingering Effect of Redlining

Childhood Asthma: A Lingering Effect of Redlining

New research shows that disparities in housing contribute to disparities in one of the most common chronic diseases afflicting children.

Kriston Capps, City Lab, May 23, 2019. Available here

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How We Can Turn Housing Mobility Into Economic Opportunity

How We Can Turn Housing Mobility Into Economic Opportunity

Regional partnerships are a way to help low-income families gain the advantages of resource-rich areas. There's new support from Washington.

Jeffrey Lubell, Governing, May 13, 2019. Available Here 

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