Minority Homeownership Moves Up in Q1

The national homeownership rate didn’t move much off a near 50-year low in the first quarter, but the rates for African Americans and Hispanics have started to tick upward, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The homeownership rate for black households, which fell to its lowest level since the Civil Rights era last year, rose Continue Reading


Effort Under Way to Increase Diversity in Home Ownership

April 14, 2017 | Veronica Carter, Public News Service – IN INDIANAPOLIS – Since 2004, home ownership has been on the decline for African-Americans in Indiana and across the country. Several groups have teamed up to try to reverse that trend, including the NAACP, the National Urban League and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers. Continue Reading


An American Dream, Deferred? Black Homeownership Rates Dip Sharply

Although gains should have been made over the past generation, homeownership remains out of reach for many African-Americans By: Team Ebony The dream of owning a home has been an elusive one for African-Americans in recent years, according to new research that shows a trend that could affect the overall economic health of the Black Continue Reading


Real Estate Group Teaches Importance of Homeownership

By William J. Ford  | WI Staff Writer | @jabariwill The best way for blacks to build wealth starts with homeownership. That’s the message the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) ingrained in the minds of more than two dozen people Saturday, April 8 at the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex in Fort Continue Reading


Our Racially Divided Housing Market Is Changing, Thanks to Millennials

A look at how we got here and where we’re headed. Kieran Killeen was astounded when he bought a home in Vermont in 2002, and its title barred minorities from living there unless they were servants. They were empty words. Racial covenants are no longer legal. But Killeen, who is white, did not like having even Continue Reading


The rent is too damn high, to the detriment of these communities

By Jacob Passy A new report outlines how little has changed since 1968 when it comes to housing and minorities For many minority households across the country, the rent really is too damn high. The share of rent-burdened black and Latino households exceeds 55% in the 100 largest U.S. cities compared to 47% of the Continue Reading


African American Homeownership Falls to 50-year Low

After fair housing legislation was passed in 1968 during the Civil Rights era, the black homeowership rate increased for 30 years and reached nearly 50 percent in 2004, but all those gains have been erased in the last 12 years. The homeownership rate for black households ended 2016 at 41.7 percent, near a 50-year low, Continue Reading


Credit Scoring Changes May Smooth Path to Homeownership for Blacks

Imagine mortgage credit standards as a roadway, connecting lenders with potential borrowers who dream of owning a home. What in the mid-2000s was a wide-open superhighway with few barriers became, after the 2008 housing crash, a one-lane path open only to the most credit-qualified. As loan defaults multiplied and banks collapsed, lenders abruptly lost their Continue Reading


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March 29, 2014 – SHIBA SOLUTIONS – Financial Wellness Day

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