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Black Homeownership

February 6, 2020, 8am PST
Black homeownership climbed in 2019, but still lags far behind homeownership rates for the entire country.
Urban Institute
January 8, 2020, 8am PST
According to this report, the trends point to a "less diverse, older, higher-income" crop of homebuyers as low production locks out the young and many people of color.
Curbed San Francisco
December 30, 2019, 1pm PST
Like many American cities, the site of white supremacist unrest in 2017 has a long history of residential discrimination by race. This mapping project seeks to uncover the roots of today's disparities.
Next City
December 5, 2019, 10am PST
There's an estimated $34 billion in property stuck in legal limbo in Georgia, and some, like the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, think it should be leveraged for social equity.
SaportaReport
June 30, 2019, 11am PDT
"The gap between white and black home ownership is the widest since the New Deal."
Marketwatch
August 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Locations with majority black homeownership have plenty to teach about closing the country's home ownership gap.
Pew
March 10, 2018, 9am PST
None of the top 100 American cities in African American population offers inclusive homeownership rates.
Urban Institute