Unformatted text preview: -Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and the Veterans Administration (VA) provided government backed mortgage insurance, but not in nonwhite neighborhoods-Redlining (rating system of neighborhoods, banks wouldn’t provide housing loans in redlined neighborhoods)-Suburban zoning laws – zone out public housing, commercial buildings)-Blockbusting – realtors spread word through a white neighborhood of an impending black influx, frightens whites into selling cheaply. They sell these homes to blacks at inflated prices-Public housing projects - perpetuate black confinement to the inner city-Urban renewal - forces the poor into housing projects Social Distance -Measures of ethnic prejudice...
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- Spring '08
- Prejudice, Urban decay, Federal Housing Authority, nonwhite neighborhoods, nonwhite home buyers