ERIC Number: ED178654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Opportunity in Housing.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
This overview of developments in housing opportunities for minorities and women includes an historical review of housing discrimination, its nature, and its effects. Federal legislation and Federal actions which were taken to assure equal housing opportunities for women and minorities are described. Other topic areas addressed include minority migration, urban residential segregation, housing deficiencies, minority homeownership, rental housing for minorities, housing costs of minorities, and the housing conditions of blacks in poverty areas, of the Spanish-origin population and of native American minorities. Housing conditions of families headed by women are also described. Specific legislation and specific programs designed to enforce equal opportunity in housing are described. (EB)
Descriptors: Black Housing, Federal Legislation, Females, Housing, Housing Discrimination, Housing Opportunities, Low Rent Housing, Minority Groups, Residential Patterns, Sex Discrimination, State of the Art Reviews, Urban Areas, Urban to Suburban Migration
Not available separately; See UD 019 897
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Civil Rights Act 1968 Title VIII; Department of Housing and Urban Development; Housing and Community Development Act 1974; Housing and Urban Development Act 1968
Note: For related documents see UD 019 897-898, ED 102 285, and ED 111 291