Racial equity

How To Reinvent Zoning To Rid Housing Of Racial Inequity

Policy 07.14.21

How To Reinvent Zoning To Rid Housing Of Racial Inequity

Brookings fellow Lance Freeman proposes a model for public-and-private sector retooling of land-use practices to make them racially-equitable.

Shut Off: Mortgage Data Reveals Race Gap In Pandemic Re-Fis

Policy 06.23.21

Shut Off: Mortgage Data Reveals Race Gap In Pandemic Re-Fis

Disparities -- directly tied to racial discrimination -- define the threshold of the 2020s. Will they define the decade?

Help Wanted: 'The Most Powerful And Consequential Job In Housing'

Policy 07.06.21

Help Wanted: 'The Most Powerful And Consequential Job In Housing'

The newly-open FHFA permanent director position has become a lightning rod for battles over government's role in housing's affordability crisis.