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Understanding redlining and how it kept communities of color from homeownership

June 14, 2022

President and CEO, Anika Goss, was quoted in a Business Insider article addressing the impact of redlining, and how difficult it is for people of color to acquire mortgages in the City of Detroit. In the article, Gross explains that “These are also places that are concentrated poverty, concentrated environmental contaminants and pollutants, and poor infrastructure and poor water quality, all of the other things that compound a community that prevents people from thriving.”

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