Housing Inequality

Person Experiencing Homelessness, Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Housing inequality is a form of economic inequality marked by disparities in the quality of housing. Housing is recognized as a basic human right by the United Nations and by many national constitutions, as the lack of adequate housing has adverse consequences for individuals, families, communities, and societies.

Spokane, Washington, has a history of systemic residential discrimination which currently impacts residents who are marginalized for their race, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, disability, health, addiction, justice-system involvement, and more.

Northwest Fair Housing Alliance – The work that provided the basis for this public service announcement was supported by funding under a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. NWFHA is solely responsible for the accuracy of the statements and interpretations contained in this video. Such interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Government.

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