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Housing Affordability and Race: A Civil Rights Issue?

Philip Tegeler | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Philip Tegeler

Government actions are rarely race-neutral in their impacts -- unless the government is careful in how implementation is carried out. The sequestration is a particularly blunt instrument, and we fear that it will only serve to exacerbate the racial disparities in housing affordability revealed by this data.