The Daily Beast: How the American housing and Economic Mobility Act plans to tackle the housing affordability crisis

Affordable housing is becoming increasingly scarce in the United States — something which could prevent many families from buying or renting a place to call their own. The causes of this crisis are multi-faceted and its effects disproportionately impact various groups of people, including low and middle-income (LMI) families and minorities. To address this affordability crisis, a bevy of Democratic senators reintroduced the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act in March.

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The Daily Beast: Redlining revisited: Why the Community Reinvestment Act needs to do more to end lending discrimination

Discrimination against low- and middle-income (LMI) home buyers – something which disproportionally affects minority communities — has long been a problem in the United States. While the CRA has done a great deal to improve access to credit and make homeownership a reality for more people, there is significant room for improvement to the decades-old legislation.

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