Homeownership, racial segregation, and policy solutions to racial wealth equity

Rashawn Ray, Andre Perry, David Harshbarger, Samantha Elizondo, and Alexandra Gibbons · Brookings · 1 September 2021

Homeownership is often viewed as the entrée to the American dream and the gateway to intergenerational wealth. The loss of wealth in Black communities hastens a downward socioeconomic spiral.