Being Black Lowers the Value of My Home: The Legacy of Redlining

Washington Post, Oct. 23, 2020–Michelle Singletary
Pick up and move our Black neighborhood of doctors, teachers, police officers and small-business owners just 20 miles west to a White subdivision with a similar economic makeup, and our homes would easily be worth 40 percent more. This is true for other Black communities across the country, where homes can be undervalued by as much as 65 percent.