housing-disparities

Black families are falling further behind on home ownership | Analysis

BY: - October 18, 2022

The Black-white disparity in homeownership is larger now than it was in 1960.

In Passaic, a two-bedroom apartment costs on average about $1,700 a month — amounting to 103 hours of work a week at minimum wage to avoid being cost-burdened. (Photo by New Jersey Monitor)

Low-income renters and tenants of color in N.J. bear brunt of housing crisis, study finds

BY: - October 12, 2022

The Garden State needs a 'visionary housing policy' to protect families from displacement, according to an advocacy group.

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia hosted a virtual event titled “Closing the Gap: Black-White Homeownership Disparities in Philadelphia.”

Experts examine Philadelphia’s Black-white homeownership gap

BY: - April 2, 2022

' ... Research has shown ... very little progress in closing the Black-white homeownership gap over the past three decades,' an expert said.