Neighborhood Foreclosures, Racial/Ethnic Transitions, and Residential Segregation.

@article{Hall2015NeighborhoodFR,
  title={Neighborhood Foreclosures, Racial/Ethnic Transitions, and Residential Segregation.},
  author={Matthew S Hall and Kyle D. Crowder and Amy Spring},
  journal={American sociological review},
  year={2015},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={
          526-549
        }
}
In this article, we use data on virtually all foreclosure events between 2005 and 2009 to calculate neighborhood foreclosure rates for nearly all block groups in the United States to assess the impact of housing foreclosures on neighborhood racial/ethnic change and on broader patterns of racial residential segregation. We find that the foreclosure crisis was patterned strongly along racial lines: black, Latino, and racially integrated neighborhoods had exceptionally high foreclosure rates… CONTINUE READING
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