Redlining
A curated listing of housing research from local and national experts.

Redlining

By | October 22, 2018

A historic government-backed strategy preventing people of color, particularly African Americans, from living in certain neighborhoods or communities. Neighborhoods were color-coded based on the composition, quality and opportunities present in a community. The more dilapidated and impoverished neighborhoods were deemed ‘red’ concentrating African Americans in the only places where they were allowed to find homes.