The Increasing and Persistent Gap between Black and White Homeownership

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

Detroit     The widening gap between black and white homeownership didn’t happen by accident.  There is abundant evidence and little debate that the gap was the result of historic discrimination enforced by federal policies, state laws, and local ordinances.  Even as ownership rates increased for minority homeowners over a 40-year period thanks to persistent work, legal …

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