Redlining and the Home Owners' Loan Corporation

@inproceedings{Hillier2003RedliningAT,
  title={Redlining and the Home Owners' Loan Corporation},
  author={Amy E. Hillier},
  year={2003}
}
This article analyzes the impact of the residential security maps created by the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC) during the 1930s on residential mortgages in Philadelphia. Researchers have consistently argued that HOLC caused redlining and disinvestment in U.S. cities by sharing its color-coded maps. Geographic information systems and spatial statistical models were used to analyze address-level mortgage data from Philadelphia to determine if areas with worse grades actually had less… CONTINUE READING

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