Residential housing segregation and urban tree canopy in 37 US Cities

  title={Residential housing segregation and urban tree canopy in 37 US Cities},
  author={Dexter Henry Locke and Billy Hall and J. Morgan Grove and Steward T. A. Pickett and L. A. Ogden and Carissa F Aoki and Christopher G. Boone and Jarlath P. M. O'Neil-Dunne},
  journal={npj Urban Sustainability},
Redlining was a racially discriminatory housing policy established by the federal government’s Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC) during the 1930s. For decades, redlining limited access to homeownership and wealth creation among racial minorities, contributing to a host of adverse social outcomes, including high unemployment, poverty, and residential vacancy, that persist today. While the multigenerational socioeconomic impacts of redlining are increasingly understood, the impacts on urban… 
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