Rethink Housing and Community Development to Advance Racial Equity and Inclusion

"In the US, descriptions of housing affordability challenges and differences in wealth, health, and education need to include a racial equity lens, or the picture is incomplete. Legally authorized and mandated housing discrimination through federal lending and investment policies laid the cornerstone of complex socio-spatial issues that historically segregated communities continue to face. Many of the inequities within and between neighborhoods, particularly in large metropolitan areas, trace their roots to redlining. Such discriminatory lending practices have left a legacy of disinvestment predominately in black and brown communities."

Read the full article here by by Kimberly Burrowes, Janae Ladet, Ally Livingston, and Maya Brennan. #housing #affordablehousing #racialjustice #neighborhoods #empowerment [Neighborhood Resource] Local Housing Solutions