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.

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HUD Announces Proposed Fair Housing Rule; NLIHC Releases Statement in Support

HUD announced plans to publish a proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule “imminently.” The proposed rule would help communities meet a more than five-decade old requirement to actively address systemic racism and segregation, which have often resulted from specific federal…