Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee to Hold Hearing on Racial Discrimination in Housing

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (BHUA) Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced on April 6 the committee schedule for the rest of the month. This includes a hearing on the legacy of racial discrimination in housing. The hearing, entitled “Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Racial Discrimination in Housing,” will be held at April 13 at 10 am ET.

Witnesses include Sherrilyn Ifill, president and CEO of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund; Lisa Rice, president and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance; Dr. Jason Reece, assistant professor of city and regional planning at the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University; Howard Husock, American Enterprise Institute adjunct fellow and contributing editor at City Journal and the Manhattan Institute; and Tobias Peter, research fellow and director of research at American Enterprise Institute’s Housing Center.

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