People of color are significantly more likely than white people to experience evictions and homelessness in the United States, the result of centuries of structural racism that continues today, that has systematically and purposefully excluded African Americans and others from equal access to housing, community supports, and opportunities for economic mobility.

We must work to right these wrongs and work towards racial equity in housing: we can’t address racial inequities without addressing housing, and we cannot solve for housing inequities without addressing race.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

February 10, 2020

House Committee Examines Trump Administration’s AFFH Proposal

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee held a hearing on February 5, “A Threat to American’s Children: The Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability.” The hearing focused on HUD’s proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair…