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Residential Segregation

New Fair Housing Rule at HUD Signals Renewed Commitment to Civil Rights in President Obama's Second Term

Philip Tegeler | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Philip Tegeler

For years, housing and the American Dream have been inextricably linked. By acting on the fair housing initiatives it began to develop during President Obama's first term, HUD can help disadvantaged Americans settle into communities with quality homes, schools and employment opportunities.

HUD Transportation Policy May Inadvertently Fuel Residential Segregation

Philip Tegeler | Posted 03.18.2013 | Black Voices
Philip Tegeler

Residential segregation is often sustained by metropolitan transportation systems that contribute to the segregated housing patterns, particularly in older cities. HUD may soon inadvertently help communities strengthen these barriers.

Janell Ross

'Insidious And Persistent' Residential Segregation Called Out In Study | Janell Ross | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

Among minority American communities, rising household wealth far from a guarantees an improved standard of living, according to a new analysis of cens...