Home Ownership Changes, by City and Ethnicity

According to new data released from the real estate website Trulia, Washington, D.C. experienced the largest gain in Black homeownership in the United States over the past 25 years, Chicago had the biggest expansion of Latino homeownership.
April 30, 2017, 7am PDT | Casey Brazeal | @northandclark
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A report from Trulia details the changes in home ownership among Blacks and Latinos between 1990 and 2015. Washington, D.C. topped the list for growth in Black homeownership at 9.6%, while Chicago topped the list for growth in Latino home ownership at 13%. "The only other two areas that were in the top 10 for increases in both Black and Latino homeownership were Fairfield County, Connecticut and Worcester, Massachusetts," Christina Sturdivant writes for DCist.

According to Census data for the first quarter of 2017 home ownership rates for all Americans is 63.6%. National Black homeownership rates are lower at only 42.7% and Latino rates are at 46.6%. 

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Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in DCist
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