Habitat for Humanity International Is Aiming To Close Black Homeownership Gap With New Initiative

Written by on January 30, 2023

The homeownership chasm among US Black and White families is bigger today than it was when Jim Crow was in effect.

The Urban Institute recently reported that in 1960, people saw a 27-point gap between Black homeownership (38%) and white homeownership (65%). Now, that gap sits at 30%. To address this, Habitat For Humanity has moved to launch a new initiative to address this pervasive racial homeownership gap.

Earlier this year, billionaire philanthropist Mackenzie Scott made . . .

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