SOURCE: Bloomberg CityLab
by Brentin Mock
The real estate industry has adopted appraisal standards in response to fair housing laws that are, on the surface, race-neutral. But they don't account for the ways that racism has lowered the sale value in diverse neighborhoods, and still penalize Black and Latino homeowners.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Richard Rothstein
Activism for racial justice will not succeed until activists recognize how residential segregation has been made into a normal feature of the American landscape and pressure the developers and banks who have profited from it to take restorative action.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Columnist Jennifer Rubin argues that Trump's appeal to white suburban homeowners echoes the discriminatory rental practices that built the Trump family real estate business.
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