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Added Jan 09 2018

Being ranked as the third most segregated city in the country, Chicago is trying to break free of that distinction. Those groups rallying for better affordable housing in more idyllic Chicago neighborhoods found an opportunity to voice their concerns when Ben Carson, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, made an appearance in […]

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January 9, 2018
    Edgewater Woman Upset With Lack Of Affordable Housing, Protests Ben Carson Talk Yesterday
    Being ranked as the third most segregated city in the country, Chicago is trying to break free of that distinction. Those groups rallying for better affordable housing in more idyllic Chicago neighborhoods found an opportunity to voice their concerns when Ben Carson, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, made an appearance in ...
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  • Rob

    "Theres nothing wrong with self segregating. Its normal natural behavior."

    The segregation in Chicago is not the result of self segregating. Redlining is a thing that actually happened.

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  • Rob

    Once again, Redlining is a thing that actually happened. None of anything you have mentioned about other groups self selecting changes that.

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  • Rob

    Human tendency to "stick with your own" isn't what shaped Chicago into the most segregated city in the nation. Public policy drastically limiting where "your own" were allowed to live is what did.

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Like building a charter school in the most diverse neighborhood in the midwest. Yes policies like that enhance segregation.

  • Please do a little research before you make comments on a thread. LOL "self-segregate" smh......https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-federal-government-intentionally-racially-segregated-american-cities-180963494/

  • Jill H 38 years in Chicago, 19 in North Center

    Thanks Madrid. I was also going to post a link to 'The Color of Law',

  • I have always wanted to live in Winnetka or Glencoe. Where do I apply for my voucher?

    I have a right to live wherever I want and my ability to afford it shouldn't matter darn it!

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  • My apologies for the wording 🙏

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  • Jill H 38 years in Chicago, 19 in North Center

    The Color of Law is full of research on how the housing patterns of the past impact peoples' choice of neighborhoods today, and is very likely available at the library.

  • headsup not available

    the USA is a capitalist country. Capitalism through income generation will create various forms of housing - including a range of costs - it is the basis for the incentive to work and study hard to improve your chances of living in an idyllic environment. Everyone can make that effort.

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