by Emily Hirtle, Policy Program Assistant for AFR

According to the National Fair Housing Alliance, over 4 million instances of housing discrimination occur each year.[1] Although the Fair Housing Act of 1968 made housing discrimination on the basis of sex, race and other protected categories illegal,[2] the typical home headed by a woman is still consistently undervalued compared to the typical home headed by a man.[3] And trans women, especially trans women of color, experience increased housing instability due to the intersecting forms of discrimination they face.[4] Leading up to the 2008 foreclosure crisis, women of color were disproportionately likely…


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