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Housing, Poverty, and Racial Justice

How Civil Rights Laws Can Redress the Housing Problems of Poor People

By Florence Wagman Roisman

People of color in the United States today suffer disproportionately, egregiously, and inexcusably from lack of housing, substandard housing, excessive rents, inadequate and dangerous neighborhood conditions, discrimination, and segregation. Civil rights laws afford remedies for these harms.

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