In the Twin Cities, Affordable Homeownership Is Increasingly Inaccessible for Black Families

By Yonah Freemark, Eleanor Noble, Yipeng Su, and Kimberly Burrowes

Read the full article from Housing Matters, here.

But deep structural racism and classism have made access to homeownership inequitably distributed along racial and class lines. Nowhere in the US is this inequity greater than in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, a region encompassing Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and their suburbs, where Black families own homes at less than one-third the rate of white families—the largest gap in the nation.

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