Testimony Housing Discrimination in America: Lessons from the Last Decade of Paired-Testing Research
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Testimony before the House Appropriations THUD Subcommittee
Claudia Aranda
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Claudia L. Aranda, senior research associate, testified before the US House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) of the Committee on Appropriations on housing discrimination, its forms and its prevalence, and lessons from the past decade of paired-testing research conducted by the Urban Institute. The testimony summarizes research conducted since 2010 and shows that discrimination persists today, but is harder to detect than it once was. The testimony also outlines recommendations to grow and sustain inclusive, high-opportunity communities that give residents access to good schools, jobs, transportation and other important services.
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Race and equity Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing vouchers and mobility Housing markets Racial segregation Civil rights laws and regulations Multifamily housing Racial barriers to housing Public and assisted housing Fair housing and housing discrimination