Senate Democrats released a report on Monday alleging that the Trump administration undermined fair housing policies and exacerbated racial inequality.
That report It shows that the Trump administration has relaxed its enforcement of fair housing, “systematically undermining the progress made in the past 50 years.”
According to the National Fair Housing Alliance data cited in the report, between 2016 and 2018, there were 3,000 more complaints filed for violations of fair housing each year.
its. Sherrod Brown The Senate Bank, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman (D-Ohio) said in a statement that housing inequality in the United States “is not accidental. It is by design.”
“This report takes a serious look at our country’s history of housing discrimination, describes how the Trump administration’s actions have disrupted this fight, and explains what Congress and regulators must do to reverse the government’s harm and move on. . Fight for racial justice and equality.” Brown said. “We must continue to work hard to make our housing system more just.”
July, the White House Announced to be abolished 2015 Definitely promote fair housing rules and replace them with its own policy called “Maintaining Community and Neighborhood Choices.
The report said: “Although it is ostensibly designed to allow communities to exclude low-income people from their residential areas, the Trump administration is clearly aware that such a policy will have the effect of excluding people of color from these communities .”