Housing Discrimination

The FBI on Wednesday released almost 400 pages of documents related to the 1970s investigation of racial discrimination in housing owned by President Donald Trump’s late father, Fred Trump.

Part of a class action suit, Gregory Seldon claims that under his initial profile he was declined a room, but when he pretended to be white, the host accepted him.

"I remember people talking about how somehow this was going to solve all our racial problems. I wasn’t one of those who subscribed to that notion," the president said.

LANCASTER, CALIF.–The town of Lancaster, Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles, is under investigation for allegedly discriminating against Black and Latino renters who use Section 8 vouchers to pay their rent. According to reports, residents claim they’re being unjustly surveilled by neighbors and harassed with unannounced visits by sheriff’s deputies and county housing agents. At the […]

The Knob Hill Property Owners Association of Augusta, Georgia has blocked a paralyzed, African-American veteran from receiving a new home that would have been specialized for his health needs. Homes For Our Troops has built over 100 homes for severely disabled vets like Sgt. 1st Class Sean Gittens, which would otherwise be unaffordable for these […]

Different experiences. Different histories. Different roads to living in the United States in 2010. Today, Black, White, and Latino families of the same income have very different levels of wealth. The three groups have different levels of educational attainment, life savings, hourly wages, access to medical care, and different life expectancies.