Segregation

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A study from the Boston Foundation shows that besides homelessness and housing costs, Massachusetts housing debt also fuels the racial wealth gap and segregation.
The Boston Globe
May 21, 2019, 5am PDT
Not all urban dwellers are as liberal as conventional wisdom would have us believe.
FiveThirtyEight
May 13, 2019, 8am PDT
Long used to promote inequality, zoning and land use are now helping to keep vulnerable communities safer and cleaner.
CityLab
April 18, 2019, 12pm PDT
Current Texas law grants state representatives significant power over whether affordable developments receive federal tax credits. Controversially, several representatives have proposed the reduction of their own authority in that regard.
Next City
April 6, 2019, 11am PDT
Japan's system of zoning appears highly capable of fostering mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods. How does Japanese zoning differ from our own, and what factors caused those differences?
Market Urbanism
March 15, 2019, 8am PDT
A new analysis of inequality looks at where people go and how they spend their time.
CityLab
March 7, 2019, 8am PST
A new book by Samuel Stein links planning to the causes of a global finance industry that values worldwide real estate at $217 trillion, or 60 percent of the world's assets.
Next City
March 6, 2019, 12pm PST
The legal history of the United States is full of laws designed to exclude and segregate the racialized other. This reading list recommends scholarship that sheds light on that history.
Places Journal
March 3, 2019, 9am PST
In 1970, half of the city's census tracts were middle-income. Now, only 16 percent of them remain so. Polarization between the well-off and the poor essentially splits the city in two.
WBEZ 91.5
February 28, 2019, 12pm PST
When gentrification takes center stage, neglected places facing poverty, segregation, and disinvestment are overlooked.
City Observatory
February 21, 2019, 8am PST
In a survey conducted last October, Zillow found that 27 percent of respondents believe they've experienced housing discrimination. National Fair Housing Alliance president Lisa Rice discusses why that is.
Zillow Research
January 15, 2019, 1pm PST
Covenants restricting ownership to white people are not uncommon in old Seattle-area property deeds. Homeowners can now put in requests to legally strike the offensive language.
The Seattle Times
December 26, 2018, 7am PST
Segregation is decreasing, even in America’s most segregated big cities.
The Brookings Institute
December 3, 2018, 7am PST
According to a study, residential segregation and anti-black bias combine to devalue properties in majority-black neighborhoods by an average of $48,000 per home.
Curbed
October 10, 2018, 7am PDT
A closer look at the numbers reveals stark divides among Toronto neighborhoods.
Toronto Star
July 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Mode-share enthusiasts excited to get new car share option in the city, though some question why the service is limited to white areas of the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
July 10, 2018, 10am PDT
Chicago's own city government, in the form of aldermanic prerogatives and privileges, contributes to racial and economic segregation, according to a new study.
Chicago Tribune
June 30, 2018, 7am PDT
Vikki Consiglio wants to create “high-end” town, leaving debt and poorer residents behind.
Bloomberg Business
May 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Prices remain depressed in most formerly redlined neighborhoods, but several such areas in Denver now boast higher home values than the city as a whole.
The Denver Post
May 11, 2018, 8am PDT
Brookings has put together nine rules for more cohesive and effective housing policy, despite federalism's tendency to create near-infinite local variety.
Brookings