Redlining Still Being Felt in South Phoenix More Than 50 Years Later

By Catherine Reagor & Megan Taros | Arizona Republic Housing discrimination, including disastrous government-supported redlining is hurting south Phoenix neighborhoods more than 50 years after it was struck down as illegal and predatory. Neighborhoods across south Phoenix still have low homeownership rates among Black and Latino people after areas south and east of downtown were …

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ASU Housing Report Suggests Ways to Grow Homeownership

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Housing discrimination exists across Arizona despite laws and policies to try to reverse the predatory practices. Researchers at Arizona State University investigated how actions and regulations have shaped the housing market, limits on homeownership and potential solutions to the problems created by discrimination against some buyers. “A Brief History …

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Dual Effort Needed to Fix Arizona’s Housing Crisis

By Tom Simplot & Howard Epstein People are flocking to Arizona. Our limitless opportunities for businesses, families, and young professionals combined with our unparalleled quality of life has transformed Arizona. But one consequence of growth is the impact it is having on housing. A recent Phoenix Business Journal article detailed the steady flow of people …

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