Business Record: 'Changing the system' to reduce racial inequities

New article identifies actions that are needed to reduce racial homeownership gaps

Business Record: 'Changing the system' to reduce racial inequities

PCHTF recommends "Changing the System: Closing the racial inequities in the home lending system" by Michael Crumb in the October 29, 2021 Business Record.

Like in many parts of the country, Greater Des Moines suffers from large and persistent racial gaps in homeownership. Housing advocates, including PCHTF, are encouraing lending institutions and others invovled in residential real estate to examine systems and remove barriers to change this.