2012 Fair Housing Trends Report

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In 30 years, people of color will constitute the majority of the United States population. U.S. Census data from 2010 found that almost half of all babies born in the United States today belong to a racial or ethnic “minority” group, i.e. anyone not counted by the Census as non Hispanic, single-race whites. In many cities, people of color are already in the majority.

While residential segregation and housing discrimination have abated since the years of Jim Crow and government-condoned discrimination in housing and lending markets, we still live in an extraordinarily segregated society.