Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville Interview
The homeownership rate in the United States between white and black is scandalous. In Charlottesville, 10% of African-Americans are considered wealthy. Compared to the rest, that number is seriously high. Being a homeowner directly plays a part in how wealthy a person is. And in Charlottesville, the gap is huge. Charlottesville is a deeply separated town. Ever since the 40s and 50s, neighborhoods in the city have been separated. Most neighborhoods are eighter white, black, or Latino. Wealth is directly tied to homeownership, and plenty of families are struggling to find a home in Charlottesville.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville works to build and rebuild homes and communities while fostering new pathways to safe, decent, and affordable housing.
Find out how Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.
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