Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Closed Doors, Opportunities Lost:
The Continuing Costs of Housing Discrimination

by John Yinger

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Closed Doors, Opportunities Lost: The Continuing Costs of Housing Discrimination

 

Preface and Acknowledgments 

ix

Part I

 Introduction 

1

Chapter 1

Race and Ethnicity, Prejudice and Discrimination

3

Part II

Closed Doors: The Extent of Discrimination

17

Chapter 2

The Housing Discrimination Study

19

Chapter 3

Discrimination in Housing 

31

Chapter 4

Racial and Ethnic Steering 

51

Chapter 5

Discrimination and Redlining in Mortgage Lending

63

Part III 

Opportunities Lost: The Consequences of Discrimination 

87

Chapter 6

The Direct  Cost of Current Discrimination 

89

Chapter 7

The Impact of Housing Discrimination on Housing Quality, Racial Segregation, and Neighborhood Change 

105

Chapter 8

The Impact of Housing Discrimination on Education, Employment and Poverty

135

Part IV

Cures: Public Policy to Combat Discrimination 

159

Chapter  9

The Causes of Discrimination in Housing 

161

Chapter  10

The History of Fair Housing and Fair Lending Policy

187

Chapter  11

Public Policy to Combat Discrimination in Housing: A Comprehensive Approach 

207

Chapter  12

Opening Doors, or How Liberals and Conservatives Can Join to Fight Discrimination 

243

 

Appendix: Analysis of Discrimination in the Number of Units Inspected 

253

 

Notes 

273

 

References 

377

 

Name Index 

415

 

Subject Index

425

Trustee Professor of Public Administration and Economics