Dividing American Wealth

Dividing American Wealth

Financial inequality is only growing in the United States. White Americans averaged a total of $134,200 in wealth for 2013 while African American families had only $11,000, with Hispanic American families showing $13,700 in wealth (CNN, 2016). This discrepancy is only growing. In 1995, white families had six times as much wealth as Hispanics, but […]

New HUD Rules to Reinvigorate Fair Housing

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The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was enacted at the height of the civil rights era with the intent to bar racial discrimination and require all government entities to end segregation. Its mandate was to ensure everyone had equal access to housing regardless of race, color, religion, or national origin (NFHA, 2015). However, over the […]