Housing Preview Questions

As you read this chapter, consider the following questions:

  1. What are homelessness and housing insecurity?
  2. Where do most families in the U.S. live?
  3. What are some institutional barriers to home ownership and who are those barriers most likely to affect?
  4. What are redlining and bluelining?
  5. What is the purpose of the Fair Housing Act and how successful has it been?
  6. How do economics and power relate to home ownership?
  7. How does where you live relate to other aspects of family life, such as health?
  8. What are some solutions to the housing challenges that families in the U.S. face?

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