A Supreme Court decision last June made clear that housing discrimination is not just a thing of the past.

In a 5-4 decision, the High Court ruled that even unintentional housing discrimination violates the Fair Housing Act. Homeowners or renters, it stated, can file suit against government or private

Source:: The Lowdown

How Government Redlining Maps Encouraged Segregation in California Cities [Interactive] 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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