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The Race-Based Mortgage Penalty

A New York Times editorial decries discriminatory mortgage lending by banks in”A defiance of laws such as the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968.  “An alarming new study by the Center of Investigative Reporting’s…

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Program to Spur Low-Income Housing Is Keeping Cities Segregated

“A review of federal data by The New York Times found that in the United States’ biggest metropolitan areas, low-income housing projects that use federal tax credits — the nation’s biggest source of funding for affordable housing — are disproportionately…

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Public Meeting: ALICE Housing in Princeton, Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Princeton Community Housing, Housing Initiatives of Princeton, and the Princeton Housing Board is sponsoring a program on Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Princeton Municipal Building (Witherspoon Hall), 400 Witherspoon Street on ALICE More than an acronym, ALICE…

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A ‘Forgotten History’ Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

Terry Gross interviews Richard Rothstein, whose new book, The Color of Law, examines the local, state and federal housing policies that mandated segregation.

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Airbnb Adopts Rules in Effort to Fight Discrimination by Its Hosts

According to a New York Times article, “Airbnb introduced several changes on Thursday to combat discrimination in its short-term rental policy, after facing months of criticism that its hosts are easily able to reject potential renters based on race, religion,…

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