Study blames redlining for crime, poverty and blight plaguing many south suburbs
Cook County Treasurer's Office - 7/19/2022
Daily Southtown/Chicago Tribune
A new study links a racist federal housing policy from the 1940s to population declines, crime and nagging blight that plague many south suburban communities to this day.
“This has been a festering headache for years,” Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said.
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