fair housing program

 

Thompson v. HUD

 

BALTIMORE PUBLIC HOUSING FAMILIES WIN SETTLEMENT IN FAIR HOUSING LAWSUIT

 




 

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Prescription for a New Neighborhood

Housing mobility can complement community revitalization for children with serious health challenges. (Article in the journal, "Shelterforce")


Opportunity Map BHMP Report

NEW REPORT - "New Homes, New Neighborhoods, New Schools: A Progress Report on the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program"
Read the report and learn more

 

ACLU Slideshow: Building Opportunity from the Legacy of Segregation
See a presentation on segregation in Baltimore

 

"She never bent in drive for justice" - by Dan Rodricks, February 24, 2008, Published in The Baltimore Sun
Read a memorial tribute for a Thompson plaintiff

 

Photo Display of Conditions in Low and High Opportunity Areas; Remedial Phase Expert Report of john powell in Thompson v. HUD (August 2005)
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NAACP Legal Defense Fund joins ACLU in the most important housing desegregation lawsuit in a generation
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Expert report, maps, photos and other information from Thompson expert john powell, Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute and professor of law at the Moritz School of Law at Ohio State University.
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Expert testimony and maps from Dr. Gerald R. Webster, Chair, Department of Geography, University of Alabama
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Get the facts about housing segregation in Baltimore
Read the Statement of Facts filed by the ACLU in Thompson v. HUD

 

The maps tell the story
Census maps show the striking continuation of segregation in Baltimore.

See a 2003 map of where African American families were able to use housing vouchers.

 

Maps to see a Chronology of Baltimore Segregation:

1940 Map
1950 Map
1960 Map
1970 Map
1980 Map
1990 Map
2000 Map

 

 

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