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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The Housing Shortage Is a Problem for Racial Equity

By Bryan Greene VP Policy Advocacy | National Association of REALTORS® Owning a home is a defining marker of the American dream. But all too often, it’s also an uncomfortable reminder of our nation’s shortcomings in the fight for racial equity. The homeownership gap between Black and white Americans is larger today than it was …

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Forming Alliances Critical for Black Business Owners

Reprinted by permission of the author Tamala Daniels | REALTOR®, Realty ONE Group My family is part of the Okemah community that was established in south Phoenix. This community consisted of 600 residents of which 98% were African American. Those black residents were only allowed to acquire property, residential or commercial, within this area located …

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