Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: housing discrimination

Facebook Facing Housing Discrimination Charges From HUD

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is being charged with housing discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The claim Thursday from HUD comes...

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Grilled On His...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson told lawmakers Wednesday that his department "has, is now and will continue to rigorously protect people from...

D.L. Hughley Gets Real About Police Brutality...

Comedian D.L. Hughley has never been shy about discussing racism in America and his new book is following in that tradition. Due June 26, "How Not...

Are the ‘Best Cities’ In America Truly...

Owning a home has long been considered a key part of the American dream. But a home’s value can vary based on its location....

Undoing the Dirty Deed: How ‘Whites Only’...

Unfortunately, well into the second decade of the 21st century, discrimination in the housing market against African-Americans remains far from rare. Although the U.S....

Congress Wants to Move Forward with Rolling...

There’s a gap between the haves and the have-nots, and for Black Americans it’s only grown wider with time. As Atlanta Black Star previously...

Can Seattle Lead the Way in Creating...

Renters in the United States face a number of barriers to getting the housing they need — from rising rents to credit checks to...

Housing Discrimination, Redlining and Lack of Land...

The wealth gap between African-Americans and whites has persisted for generations, but new research indicates that housing discrimination is the main culprit for this...

Homeownership, a Cornerstone of MLK’s Vision, Still...

Not long ago, I saw a comment on an online article about the rise in protests for Black civil rights. "We gave you a...

Airbnb Issues New Policy to Solve Racism...

Airbnb revealed a new policy to solve the racial discrimination issues of#AirbnbWhileBlack. And the goal is to decrease opportunities for rejection of Black users. A...

Blacks 54% More Likely to Receive High-Interest...

https://youtu.be/mUad_ESzCbA Race-based mortgage discrimination against the Black community is well documented, and certainly an issue on which Atlanta Black Star has previously reported. But a...

HUD Says Refusing to House Those with...

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has established a new set of guidelines to prevent discrimination against those with criminal backgrounds. The National Low-Income Housing...

Agreement With Baltimore County Hopes To End...

Baltimore County officials have announced changes that will end decades of housing discrimination against Black people. According to The Baltimore Sun, the changes will combat...

Johns Hopkins Study Finds Black Homebuyers Better...

A new study counters the narrative of the American Dream and home ownership, particularly as it applies to Blacks. A new Johns Hopkins University study...

Obama Announces New Plan to Combat Housing...

As Obama Reveals New Rules to Fight Housing Discrimination, Nearly One-Third of Whites Would Legalize It It's been nearly fifty years since the enactment of...

Tales From One NYC Landlord Reveal The...

In a country that seems to praise capitalism, the general philosophy is that money speaks a universal language. For Black citizens, however, the desire...

If You Never Thought Housing Discrimination Is...

Video by The Urban Institute

6 Ways Housing Discrimination Leads to Black...

When you look at socioeconomic maps of the U.S., it's clear that moderate to high levels of Black/white racial segregation are the norm for major...

Jim Crow of the North: 6 Things...

Across the nation, there have been thousands of communities that kept out African Americans by force, law, or custom. These communities are sometimes called...