Sunday, June 22, 2014

Study: Eviction Rates for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black Men

The Root
Eric C.J. Robertson
June 19, 2014

MacArthur Foundation “How Housing Matters” (pdf) study reveals that while black men face alarmingly high incarceration rates, black women are disproportionately evicted from their homes.

According to the study, in any given year, approximately 16,000 adults and children are evicted in Milwaukee from approximately 6,000 housing units—that equates to 16 households evicted every day.

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