Invest in Homeownership and Access to Affordable Housing for People of Color
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Most people that are middle class can own their home and live in a safe community. But many people of color do not own their home. This is because of discrimination which widens the racial wealth gap. Many families that are renters might also be kicked out of their homes. In June, more than one-third of renters, including 49% of Hispanic families and 43% of Black families, were not sure they could pay their rent next month. There are a lot of ways to help people of color get and stay housed. These include tax credits, building more affordable homes and public housing, and protecting renters from abusive landlords.