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Angela Yee Buys 30-Unit Building In Midtown Detroit To House Formerly Incarcerated Women

When considering a more equitable future, remember Black women.

Jul 11, 2023

Black Americans Are Missing Out On Homeownership As A Source Of Generational Wealth — Nonprofit HERO Aims To Change That

A strong coalition is a powerful weapon in the fight against systemic inequality. Homeownership Equality Research Organization (HERO), a nonprofit aimed at housing inequity, is working alongside real estate and mortgage professionals to ensure Black communities receive assistance to purchase a home.

Jul 7, 2023

Netflix Invests $25M in National Effort to End Systemic Racism in Housing Inequity

Back in June, Netflix announced it was committing $100 million to build up Black-led financial institutions. Now the streaming giant is switching gears to invest in ending racism in housing. Real Estate Weekly reports that Netflix is pledging $25 million to Enterprise Community Partners — the nonprofit founded by developer James Wilson Rouse in the 80s to build and finance affordable homes — and its Equitable Path Forward program to support its national effort to combat systemic racism in the housing industry. According to Enterprise Community Partners, the multi-pronged initiative plans to establish an equitable path forward for BIPOC and other historically marginalized housing providers by “filling the gaping capital gap from decades of systemic racism; strengthening providers through advisory services and other support; and creating new career pathways to diversify leadership in real estate.” “Our vision is nothing short of dismantling the legacy of racism in housing,” said...

Dec 16, 2020