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Wealth gap widens, housing and foreclosure crisis to blame

A new study lays bare a disturbing effect of housing opportunity inequity: the wealth gap between black and white households in America is widening. The study, out of Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP), tracked Americans from … Continue reading

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Is fair housing a civil right?

Untangling the Tangled Web Is fair housing a civil right? The ACLU is suing Morgan Stanley for alleged violation of the Fair Housing Act, and in a recent article first published by Equal Justice Society, john powell, of Berkeley’s Haas … Continue reading

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