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James H. Carr, senior fellow, Roosevelt Institute; co-author, SHIBA report PHOTO: Photo Credit: Imagine
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African-American Real Estate Professionals to Escalate Push for New Policies

Despite the fact that the Fair Housing Act was passed by Congress more than 50 years ago, evidence now reveals that government- supported racial discrimination in home buying remains rampant across the U.S. - yet, with little legislative remedy or recourse. This is the reason that members of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), a 71-year-old organization of Black real estate professionals, are pushing for Congress and policy influencers to take action after a NAREB-issued report and a panel of independent housing experts confirmed pervasive discrimination in homeownership.