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Prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market

J. Milton Yinger

Prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market

by J. Milton Yinger

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Published by Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in housing -- United States -- Mathematical models,
  • African Americans -- Housing

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 66-71

    StatementJohn Yinger
    SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration : Discussion paper -- D77-9, Urban planning policy analysis and administration -- D77-9
    ContributionsHarvard University. Dept. of City and Regional Planning
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22779200M

      Books Music Art & design residential segregation and discrimination in the American housing market are considered historical matters. between and prices “in poor urban.   In , the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), a US advocacy group, received more than discrimination complaints on the basis of sexual .

    This article surveys the diverse research that examines racial disparities in mortgage lending markets in the context of the fair housing legislation of recent decades. A review of the theoretical models, data, and empirical methods reveals deficiencies in all three areas. A new research agenda focusing on development of more complete models of mortgage lending together with panel data. Housing discrimination has historically been important in the United States. If it exists, discrimination is a major barrier to minority homeseekers. Based on national audit data from the and Housing Discrimination Studies and three different econometric techniques, this collection of essays examines a variety of discriminatory behaviors of real estate brokers.

    The Fair Housing Act of required the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to take “affirmative” steps to end housing discrimination and promote integration. But, after five decades, the federal housing discrimination ban has failed to end segregation and provide equal access to housing opportunities for all. patterns of racial and ethnic discrimination in urban housing markets. Its predecessors, the Housing Market Practices Study (HMPS) and the Housing Discrimination Study (HDS) found significant levels of racial and ethnic discrimination in both rental and sales markets of urban .


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Prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market by J. Milton Yinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market. [John Yinger; Harvard University. Department of City and Regional Planning.]. This paper reviews what is known about the effects of prejudice and discrimination on the urban housing market.

Particular attention is given to distinguishing the effects of prejudice from the effects of discrimination. Theories about prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market are reviewed and tested against available evidence.

Prejudice and discrimination in the urban housing market / John Yinger. Format Book Published Cambridge, Mass.: Dept.

of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University, Description 71 p.: graphs ; 28 cm. Other contributors Harvard University. Department of. One part of the literature concerning discrimination in the housing market focuses on the number of housing units shown or recommended to an auditor.

In the United States, Yinger () tested discrimination against blacks on the Boston hous- ing by: and urban spatial structure to incorporate durable housing stocks and nonmarket production of some housing attributes, as well as the impact of multiple employment centers.

In this chapter, we consider what is perhaps the most serious form of interdependence in urban housing markets: racial prejudice and discrimination. As a series of national housing discrimination studies that the Urban Institute conducted for HUD indicate, the most overt forms of housing discrimination have declined over the.

A new report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shows that real estate and leasing the housing market sinceshe added. Discrimination was less pronounced in the. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Richard Rothstein about his new book, The Color of Law, which details how federal housing policies in.

A new book by Conor Dougherty, Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America, may be another book that will raise broad understanding and awareness of the root causes of the housing problems we face. Yesterday, my blog post summarized findings from the latest paired-testing study of discrimination against minority homeseekers.

In a nutshell: the most blatant forms of housing discrimination have declined since the first national paired-testing study inbut minority homeseekers are still told about and shown fewer homes and apartments than equally qualified whites.

"The housing market impact of state-level anti-discrimination laws, ," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(3), pagesMay. William J. Collins, " The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws ," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working PapersVanderbilt University.

Reform Housing. Richard Florida–an urban design professor at the University of Toronto, the founding editor of CityLab, and contributor–argues that the modern complexities of racial. Fifty years after the passage of “fair housing,” racial discrimination remains embedded in the operations of the American housing market.

The federal government’s failure to enforce its own laws against racial discrimination is a reflection of its institutional racism but not an explanation. Three cities are examined for evidence of housing market discrimination and prejudice using the American Housing Survey for –, supplemented with information on.

The theory of price discrimination in the housing market focuses on the prejudice of white sellers against black buyers (Yinger, ).

Based on Becker (), prejudiced white sellers have an aversion to dealing with black buyers and will sell to blacks only if they receive a premium for doing so.

6 But why would blacks pay these premiums. Economists and some geographers tend to focus on the residential decision process or housing market operations (Clark, ), while others focus on racial discrimination in the housing market as a. The truth is that segregation in every metropolitan area was imposed by racially explicit federal, state and local policy, without which private actions of prejudice or discrimination would not.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development published a proposed rule on Monday significantly raising the bar for housing discrimination claims that rely on such evidence. "Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in Urban Housing Markets: Evidence from a Recent Audit Study." PSC Research Report No.

9 Over the past twenty years, housing audits have developed into a useful resource for measuring discrimination. Housing Discrimination and Urban Poverty of African-Americans 95 The vast majority of the variables employed for this sample were derived from the Census of Population and Housing. Prejudice and The Economics of Discrimination Kerwin Kofi Charles, Jonathan Guryan.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):Labor Studies This paper tests the predictions about the relationship between racial prejudice and racial wage gaps from Becker's () seminal work on employer discrimination - something which has not previously been done in the .Claudia L.

Aranda, senior research associate, testified before the US House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) of the Committee on Appropriations on housing discrimination, its forms and its prevalence, and lessons from the past decade of paired-testing research conducted by the Urban Institute.

The testimony summarizes .Discrimination in renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities.

Applicable Law and Protected Classes. Fair Housing Act (race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability) Who May File a Complaint.