Obama, HUD Take on Racism in Housing -- The Daily Beast

It may not have anything to do with Donald Trump or Confederate flags, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s announcement to modify rules and release new data covering integration and segregation with regard to fair housing practices is important news, and a necessary and inventive approach for combating systemic racism and inequality.

HUD will provide publicly open data “on patterns of integration and segregation, racially and ethnically concentrated areas of poverty, disproportionate housing needs, and disparities in access to opportunity.” The new data will provide local officials with valuable information to combat segregation in their communities and to create housing policies that will do so.

Read the entire article at The Daily Beast: here.

Barrett Holmes Pitner

Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America